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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
billh99 responded:
From my reading
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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