Linzess Weight Loss

oscar Says:

how long does it take to work

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Verwon Says:

Hello, Oscar! How are you?

Linzess is not actually intended to be used for weight loss, so there is no time frame I can give you for this. It is used to treat symptoms of IBS that are associated with constipation.

And while that may cause weight loss, in some instances, it can be dangerous to try to lose weight via giving yourself diarrhea, since it creates the risk of malnourishment and dehydration.

Common side effects to this drug may include nausea, dizziness and stomach pain.

Was it prescribed for weight loss?

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twinckle Says:

I just received a sample from the dr to help with my weight loss, however, I am shocked at ALL the side affects from people of.horrible weight gain! I am confused, can you please help explain?

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Lynn Says:

I have IBS. Been taking linzesss for a month. Worked first 2 days, then constipated again.
It's never gave me diarrhea, in fact when I did go it wasn't that much. I had high hopes this would be the answer to my IBS. But it just makes me bloated & full of gas. I don't understand, am I doing something wrong? I see all these people posting diarrhea!!??

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Tooskinny Says:

I have lost about 15 lbs and had great success with line now 120 and my stomach problems are not returning I'm however HUNGRY all the time.My doc says I'm fine.

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Rick Says:

Re: Lynn (# 3) Expand Referenced Message

I’ve experienced immediate explosive diarrhea vacating of my bowels

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Doris Says:

Re: Rick (# 5) Expand Referenced Message

Was wondering if you are still taking this? If so, do you still have diarrhea? I just started this medicine today.

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Ronnie Says:

Re: Rick (# 5) Expand Referenced Message

Are you taking this on an empty stomach and waiting a half an hour to eat

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Ronnie Says:

Re: Lynn (# 3) Expand Referenced Message

It does not give me diarrhea but if i don't go in the morning i know i will constipated for a day or two and super bloated. I have diverticulitis and ibs. I too was hoping for relief

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Ronnie Says:

Re: Lynn (# 3) Expand Referenced Message

Make sure you drink a glass of water it works good

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