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  • n. A medication used to treat idiopathic chronic constipation

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  • If you have IBS with constipation as the main symptom, there's a newer prescription drug called lubiprostone (Amitiza) that's approved to treat women with this condition.

    Best bet for long-term constipation is an over-the-counter drug

  • If you have IBS with constipation as the main symptom, there's a newer prescription drug called lubiprostone Amitiza that's approved to treat women with this condition.

    Best bet for long-term constipation is an over-the-counter drug

  • So I can only claim credit for involvement in the clinical trials that demonstrated the efficacy of a drug, not for the name given that drug: e.g., lubiprostone. (4 tha win!!!)

    "...moments before its skies rained down on me."

  • The FDA approved the sale of Sucampo Pharmaceuticals Inc. 's lubiprostone capsules, which are marketed as Amitiza.

    Medpundit

  • The question for lubiprostone will be whether or not it acts on chloride channels in the rest of the body in addition to those in the gut.

    Medpundit

  • As a result, we believe that lubiprostone, if approved for this indication, could hold a competitive advantage over drugs that do not work through this mechanism of action.

  • Subsequent to the quarter end, we have completed the enrollment goal of 420 patients in our third phase 3 clinical trial of lubiprostone in patients with OBD caused by their chronic use of pain medications for non-malignant pain, excluding those taking methadone.

  • Net sales of AMITIZA lubiprostone as reported to us by Takeda for the six months ended June 30, 2011, increased 4.0% to $112.0 million from the $107.7 million recorded in the same period in 2010.

  • Data from two successful phase 3 studies of lubiprostone in Japanese CIC patients were presented at the Digestive Disease Week scientific conference on May 9, 2011.

  • Today, we are filing a marketing authorization application (MAA) for lubiprostone for the treatment of chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC) to the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), part of the Department of Health in the United Kingdom.

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