This medicine is a chloride channel activator used to treat chronic constipation in adults by increasing mobility in the intestines. It is also used to treat irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C) in women.
Follow the directions for using this medicine provided by your doctor. TAKE THIS MEDICINE with food or milk. IF NAUSEA OCCURS, ask your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist for ways to lessen this effect. STORE THIS MEDICINE at room temperature at 77 degrees F (25 degrees C), in a tightly-closed container, away from heat, and light. Brief storage between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C) is permitted. IF YOU MISS A DOSE OF THIS MEDICINE, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. DO NOT take 2 doses at once
AMITIZA 24 mcg twice daily is a prescription drug for adults used to treat Chronic Idiopathic Constipation.AMITIZA 8 mcg twice daily is approved to treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation in women ≥18 years of age and older. It is a soft, pink, oval gelatin capsule