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An_256414 posted:
Linzess-My 94 year old father with heart problems, (had TAVR last year) has been having more and more problems with his IBC-C. His primary care may suggest Linzess or generatic......I need to know if this will effect any of his heart meds. On dexilant, aldactone, allopurinol, aspirin, clopidogrel, Colace, hydrochlorothiazide, losartan, ranexa
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billh99 responded:
From my reading http://www.medicinenet.com/linaclotide_linzess/article.htm
Linzess works in the intestines and not absorbed into the body. Thus it is less likely to affect his other meds.

However, a pharmacists is the person to ask this. In fact with all of his meds it would be a good idea to have him review all of them.

It is not unusual for a new med to be added without checking if the existing ones are still needed and/or there is an interaction.


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