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What is a typical dose of Linzess?

Linzess (linaclotide), a prescription medication for irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C) or chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC) -- chronic constipation that has no clear cause -- comes in two doses. For IBS-C, the typical dosage is 290 micrograms (mcg) taken at least half an hour before eating. For CIC, the typical dosage is 145 mcg taken at least half an hour before eating. You should take Linzess first thing in the morning, before eating anything.

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