Drug Class: Chloride Channel Activators
Treats: Chronic constipation, irritable bowel syndrome constipation
Constipation is common in both children and adults where the frequency of bowel movements is low or a case of passing hard stool. Constipation could be as a result of not eating foods rich in fiber or as a side effect of a medicine. Amitiza eases constipation cases like irritable bowel syndrome and chronic idiopathic constipation. It works by increasing the fluids in the intestines that makes the stool soft increasing chances of stress-free bowel movements.
Amitiza is an orally administered drug used in a treatment of chronic idiopathic constipation. It falls into the category of chloride channel activator. Amitiza increases the rate of fluid secretion in your intestines, which increases intestinal muscle movement and this helps make it easier to have bowel movements.
Amitiza is used to treat chronic constipation. Amitiza is an illness caused by opioid pain medicine. Amitiza can also be used to treat irritable bowel syndrome in women. Amitiza is a prescription drug for constipation, abdominal pain, and abdominal discomfort and bowel habits in women. It is meant to increase the movement of stools through the bowels. This drug is destined for adults only. Expectant and breastfeeding mums are also not allowed to take the medication.