Linzess

Active Ingredient(s): Linaclotide
FDA Approved: * August 30, 2012
Pharm Company: * FOREST LABS INC
Category: Laxative

Linaclotide, (sold under the brand name Linzess in the US and Mexico, and as Constella elsewhere)[2] is a drug used to treat irritable bowel syndrome with constipation and chronic constipation with no known cause.[3][4] It has a black box warning about the risk of serious dehydration in children in the US; the most common adverse effects in others are gastrointestinal.[3] It is an oligo-peptide agonist of guanylate cyclase 2C and... [wikipedia]

* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.
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Dosage List

Linzess FL;145
Linzess 0.145 mg Oral Capsule
NDC: 0456-1201
Labeler:
Forest Laboratories, Inc.
Linzess FL;290
Linzess 0.29 mg Oral Capsule
NDC: 0456-1202
Labeler:
Forest Laboratories, Inc.
Linzess FL;145
Linzess 145 ug/1 Oral Capsule, Gelatin Coated
NDC: 55700-409
Labeler:
Lake Erie Medical Dba Quality Care Products LLC
Linzess FL;145
Linzess 145 ug/1 Oral Capsule, Gelatin Coated
NDC: 69189-1202
Labeler:
Avera Mckennan Hospital
Linzess 72 ug/1 Oral Capsule, Gelatin Coated
NDC: 0456-1203
Labeler:
Allergan, Inc

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