- Are Linzess and Trulance the Same Thing?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Linzess?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Trulance?
- What is Linzess?
- What is Trulance?
- What Drugs Interact with Linzess?
- What Drugs Interact with Trulance?
- How Should Linzess Be Taken?
- How Should Trulance Be Taken?
Are Linzess and Trulance the Same Thing?
What Are Possible Side Effects of Linzess?
Common side effects of Linzess include:
- stomach/abdominal pain or discomfort,
- headache, or
- cold symptoms such as stuffy nose, sneezing, or sinus pain.
What Are Possible Side Effects of Trulance?
Common side effects of Trulance include:
- diarrhea (may be severe),
- sinus infection,
- upper respiratory tract infection,
- abdominal tenderness, and
- increased liver biochemical tests.
What is Linzess?
What is Trulance?
Trulance (plecanatide) tablets, for oral use is a guanylate cyclase-C agonist indicated in adults for treatment of chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC).
How Should Linzess Be Taken?
The recommended dose of Linzess for those with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is 290 mcg taken once a day on an empty stomach, at least 30 minutes before the first meal of the day. The same applies for those with chronic idiopathic constipation only the dosage is 145 mcg. Pediatric patients under the age of 17 should not take Linzess.
How Should Trulance Be Taken?
The recommended adult dosage of Trulance is 3 mg taken orally once daily.
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Allergan/Ironwood. Linzess Product Information.
Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc. Trulance Product Information.