lubiprostone

noun

lu·​bi·​pros·​tone ˌlü-bə-ˈpräs-ˌtōn How to pronounce lubiprostone (audio)
: a laxative drug C20H32F2O5 taken orally in the treatment of chronic constipation and irritable bowel syndrome with constipation

Note: Lubiprostone is marketed under the trademark Amitiza.

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“Lubiprostone.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lubiprostone. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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