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What Is Lubiprostone Used For?

Lubiprostone Use in Children or Teens

Lubiprostone is not approved for use in children or teens under the age of 18, as it has not been studied in these age groups. Talk with your child's healthcare provider about the potential risks and benefits of using this drug in children.
 

Is Lubiprostone Used for Off-Label Reasons?

On occasion, your healthcare provider may recommend lubiprostone for something other than the conditions discussed in this article. Using lubiprostone to treat IBS in men would be an off-label use. 
 
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