IBSRELA is a prescription medicine used in adults to treat:
• Irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C).
Side Effects Of Ibsrela
The other most common side effects of IBSRELA include:
- swelling, or a feeling of fullness or pressure in your abdomen (distension).
- gas (flatulence).
These are not all the possible side effects. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
Warnings & Precautions
Do not give IBSRELA to children who are less than 6 years of age. It can cause severe diarrhea and your child could get severe dehydration (loss of a large amount of body water and salt).
- Do not take IBSRELA if a doctor has told you that you have a bowel blockage (intestinal obstruction).
Before you take IBSRELA, tell your doctor about all your medical conditions, including if you:
- are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. It is not known if it will harm your unborn baby.
- are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. It is not known if IBSRELA passes into your breast milk. Talk with your doctor about the best way to feed your baby if you take it.
Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
Dosage Of Ibsrela
- Take IBSRELA exactly as your doctor tells you to take it.
- Take 1 IBSRELA tablet by mouth, 2 times each day.
- Take it immediately before breakfast or the first meal of the day and immediately before dinner.
- If a dose is missed, skip the missed dose and take the next dose at the regular time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time.
Medicines are sometimes prescribed for purposes other than those listed in a Medication Guide. Do not use IBSRELA for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give it to other people, even if they have the same symptoms that you have. It may harm them. You can ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist for information about IBSRELA that is written for health professionals.
All information has been provided courtesy of MedLinePlus from the National Library of Medicine and from the FDA.