Review: taking Amitiza and Probiotics together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Amitiza and Probiotics together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Amitiza and Probiotics. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 11 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Amitiza

Amitiza has active ingredients of lubiprostone. It is often used in constipation. (latest outcomes from Amitiza 2,271 users)

Probiotics

Probiotics has active ingredients of saccharomyces boulardii. It is often used in supplementation therapy. (latest outcomes from Probiotics 1,382 users)

On Aug, 21, 2016

11 people who take Amitiza, Probiotics are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Amitiza and Probiotics drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • abdominal discomfort
  • dizziness
  • drug ineffective
  • dyspnoea
  • flatulence
  • gastrointestinal pain
not specified:
  • colitis
  • cough
  • hypoaesthesia
  • injection site haemorrhage
  • injection site reaction
  • injection site urticaria
  • injection site pain
  • dyspnoea
  • arthralgia
  • blood pressure increased

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • drug ineffective
  • flatulence
  • gastrointestinal pain
  • injection site haemorrhage
  • dyspnoea
  • injection site pain
  • abdominal discomfort
  • arthralgia
  • cough
  • dizziness
male:
  • blood pressure increased
  • colitis
  • hypoaesthesia
  • pain in extremity

Most common drug interactions by age *:

10-19:
  • colitis
20-29:
  • arthralgia
  • injection site pain
  • injection site urticaria
  • lupus-like syndrome
30-39:
  • dyspnoea
  • rash
40-49:
  • abdominal discomfort
  • dizziness
  • drug ineffective
  • dyspnoea
  • flatulence
  • gastrointestinal pain
50-59:
  • nasal congestion
  • nasopharyngitis
  • pain
  • rhinorrhoea
  • cough
  • dyspnoea
  • injection site haemorrhage
  • injection site pain
  • injection site reaction
  • migraine
60+:
  • blood pressure increased
  • hypoaesthesia
  • injection site pain
  • pain in extremity

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Amitiza (lubiprostone) is often used to treat constipation. Probiotics (saccharomyces boulardii) is often used to treat supplementation therapy. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.

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