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U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Releases Warning About Sodium Phosphate Laxatives

An announcement from IFFGD recently alerted us to the fact that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued expanded warnings regarding over the counter oral or rectal laxatives that contain sodium phosphate, due to increased risks of severe side effects or death in certain groups of users. Currently, labels state to take a …

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Linaclotide Approved for Irritable Bowel Syndrome With Constipation in Europe as Constella

UPDATE: 06/09/2013– As of mid-May 2013, Constella is available to be prescribed in the United Kingdom. See the May 22, 2013 article by Pharma Times Online Thank you to Dr. Barbara Bradley Bolen, About.com IBS Guide for alerting us to this news.   OnĀ November 28, 2012, Ironwood Pharmaceuticals and Almirall, S.A. announced that the European …

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U.S. Food and Drug Administration Approves Linaclotide (Linzess) for IBS with Constipation

UPDATE:Ā  June 9, 2013– As of mid-May 2013, Constella is available to be prescribed in the United Kingdom. See the May 22, 2013 article by Pharma Times Online Thank you to Dr. Barbara Bradley Bolen, About.com IBS Guide for alerting us to this news. UPDATE: On December 17, IFFGD posted that linaclotide (Linzess) is now …

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