Linzess No Longer Working After 2 Weeks

Updated
Marci Says:

I have been on Linzess 145 mg for a month. it worked great the first 2 weeks and now it just stopped. I don't know if my body got use to it already or what could cause it.

3 Replies

Earliest Newest Votes
1
Verwon Says:

Hello, Marci! How are you? I'm very sorry about the problem that you're having.

Actually, that has been a very common complaint from people that have tried it. However, there is a higher dosage that you can try, so you may want to speak to your doctor about prescribing it.

Typical side effects to this medication may include stomach pain, nausea, gas or bloating.

Have you been taking it on an empty stomach?

Was this helpful? 0
2
Marci Says:

Yes I've been taking it on an empty stomach & I've even doubled the dosage & it doesn't work. I finally resorted to taking Milk of magnesia nstead because I was so miserable

Was this helpful? 0
3
Verwon Says:

I'm so very sorry!

I'd suggest talking to your doctor, you may need to try something else.

Is the MOM helping?

Was this helpful? 0

More Discussions:

Toviaz stopped working after 4 weeks

I started taking Toviaz to help with my frequent urination. It worked great for about 4 weeks but then it lost its effec...

2 REPLIES
Linzess not working

I have been taking linzess off and on for a few months. The first few times it worked great, but now it just makes my be...

8 REPLIES
LInzess not working as well

I have been on Linzess for about 9 months. It was working really well until about a month ago. Now my stools are like sm...

4 REPLIES
Linzess not working for me

I was on Amitiza 24 mcg twice a day and Miralax was switched to Linzess 3 weeks ago. I am having so many issues, feeling...

3 REPLIES
Linzess not working completely

I've been taking Linzess about every other day for 2 months. Does anyone else experience some runny spurts than noth...

2 REPLIES
Linzess is not working!!!!

I started taking the low dose now I take too of them a day...only had one bowel movement when I started ...don't kno...

3 REPLIES
On Linzess for a week, NOT "Working" - HELP!

Hi all! I'm new here, but not new to constipation... However, I only got my first *prescription* medication to treat...

55 REPLIES
I take linzess and it not working

I was told by my gastro doctor to take linzess 30 minutes before I eat anything on a empty stomach. but it not working. ...

6 REPLIES
no longer working

I have been on this medication since March and have lost about 20 pounds. However, in the last month I have not only los...

2 REPLIES
Xyzal No Longer Working

Did Xyzal change their formula recently. I've been taking Xyzal for years for chronic urticaria. However, as of the ...

5 REPLIES