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Available by prescription only, alosetron hydrochloride (Lotronex®) is a medication used to treat symptoms of diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in women. It comes as a tablet that is taken once or twice a day. Some people who take this medicine will develop side effects, such as nausea, constipation, and abdominal (stomach) pain.
Because not everyone can safely use alosetron, it's important to fully understand the safety information on this drug before starting treatment. This includes things like possible drug interactions and side effects. Also, let your healthcare provider know if you have any other medical conditions, such as:
(Click Alosetron for more information on this medication, including how it works and whether it is available as a generic.)
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