Linzess® (linaclotide) Tablets
Linzess® (linaclotide) tablets are indicated to treat irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (known as IBS-C) and chronic idiopathic constipation (known as CIC) in adults.
Irritable bowel syndrome with constipation is a long lasting constipation with abdominal pain that keeps coming back. People with IBS-C also have infrequent and incomplete bowel movements. They also have hard lumpy stoole more than 25% of the time and loose watery stools less than 25% of the time.
Chronic idiopathic constipation is a long lasting constipation that keeps coming back with no know cause. It includes difficult, infrequent or incomplete bowel movements and hard stools.
Your doctor may prescribe Linzess® (linaclotide) tablets if you are diagnosed with one of the above conditions. The manufacturer, Allergan®, has created a savings plan to make the medication more affordable.
About Linzess® (linaclotide) Tablets
Linzess® (linaclotide) works by increasing the secretion of chloride and water into the intestines. The result is softer stools and stimulation of bowel movements. Symptom relief can occur over time (about a week) with consistent daily use. If you stop taking the medication, symptoms may return in about a week.
Linzess® should be take once daily at the same time every day. It should be taken on an empty stomach 30 minutes before the first meal of the day.
For more information about Linzess® you can visit the manufacturer website at https://www.linzess.com/
Linzess® Savings Program
Allergan®, the manufacturer of Linzess®, has created a savings program to help patients pay for this much needed medication. Those who have commercial insurance can pay as little as $30 for a 30-days supply. Some patients whos insurance will let them get a 90-days supply may be able to get that three months supply for the same $30 copay.
Unfortunately this offer is not valid for anyone covered under state or federal programs like Medicare or Medicaid. If you would like to sign up for the savings plan or you simply want more information you can go to their website https://www.linzess.com/steps-toward-relief/save-on-linzess
Constipation Treatment at an Affordable Price
Living with irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS‑C) or chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC) can be a challenge. There are few treatment options and the medications can be expensive. thankfully, there is a savings program to help lower the costs for effective treatment. This savings program for Linzess provided by the manufacturer will help people manage their condition without breaking the bank.