Active Ingredient(s): Alosetron
FDA Approved: * February 9, 2000
Category: Irritable Bowel Syndrome

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Lotronex Overview

Alosetron, sold under the brand name Lotronex among others, is a 5-HT3 antagonist used for the management of severe diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in women only. It was patented in 1987 and approved for medical use in 2002.[1] It is currently marketed by Prometheus Laboratories Inc. (San Diego). Alosetron was withdrawn from the market in 2000 owing to the occurrence of serious life-threatening gastrointestinal adverse effects, but was reintroduced in 2002...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Tablet: 0.5mg, 1mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Lotronex: (4 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 54766-894 Lotronex .5 mg Oral Tablet by Sebela Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 54766-895 Lotronex 1 mg Oral Tablet by Sebela Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 65483-894 Lotronex 0.5 mg Oral Tablet by Prometheus Laboratories Inc.
  • 65483-895 Lotronex 1 mg Oral Tablet by Prometheus Laboratories Inc.

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