Side effects, images, and drug details for Lubiprostone - Inside Rx
Back to Search Results


Lubiprostone is used to treat chronic constipation, or constipation caused by opioid (narcotic) pain medicine. Lubiprostone may also be used to treat irritable bowel syndrome in women with constipation as the main symptom. Lubiprostone may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
chloride channel activators

Frequently Asked Questions

You should not use this medicine if you have a blockage in your digestive tract, or if you have severe diarrhea.

Stop taking lubiprostone and call your doctor if you feel light-headed every time you take this medicine.

Similar Drugs

Brand Name Examples Supplied As Strength
Amitiza capsule 24 mcg8 mcg
Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
Lubiprostone capsule 24 mcg8 mcg

Save up to 80% on brand & generic medications.