Lubiprostone (Oral Route)Drug Information provided by: Micromedex
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Lubiprostone is used to treat chronic constipation in adults. This medicine works by increasing intestinal fluid secretion, which helps ease the passage of stool and helps relieve the symptoms associated with constipation.
Lubiprostone is also used to treat irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in women who have constipation as the main symptom.
This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.