What is the best time of day to take Trulance?
Trulance can be taken any time of the day, with or without food. You shouldn’t have to plan your day around your medication. Trulance helps you take control of your schedule with flexible dosing.
How long do you have diarrhea with Trulance?
Diarrhea is the most common side effect and can sometimes be severe. Diarrhea often begins within the first 4 weeks of Trulance treatment. Stop taking Trulance and call your doctor right away if you get severe diarrhea. These are not all the possible side effects of Trulance.
Does Trulance cause weight gain?
Probably not. Weight loss was not reported as a side effect in clinical trials of Trulance. Keep in mind that constipation can lead to bloating, which may result in some weight gain. Trulance is used to treat certain types of constipation.
Does Trulance work constipation?
Trulance (plecanatide) is used to treat irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C) and long-term constipation of an unknown cause. Although it works well to relieve bloating, stomach pain, long-term constipation, and other changes in bowel movements, this medication can cause diarrhea.
Can I take MiraLAX with Trulance?
Interactions between your drugs
No interactions were found between MiraLAX and Trulance. However, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.
Does Trulance work in the small intestine?
Where in the body does Trulance work? Trulance is thought to work primarily in the small intestine. †This activity was seen in animal studies.
Can you take 2 Trulance?
Take TRULANCE by mouth, 1 time each day with or without food. If you miss a dose, skip the missed dose. Take the next dose at your regular time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time.
Does Trulance help with abdominal pain?
Trulance helped patients have less abdominal pain
Taking Trulance can also help you strain less when you have a bowel movement (BM).
Can I take Trulance with other medications?
What other drugs will affect Trulance? Other drugs may interact with plecanatide, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Tell each of your health care providers about all medicines you use now and any medicine you start or stop using.
Do Trulance side effects go away?
Some side effects of plecanatide may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects.
Does Trulance cause dehydration?
Accidental ingestion of TRULANCE in children, especially in children less than 6 years of age, may result in severe diarrhea and dehydration.
What are the side effects of Trulance?
Common side effects of Trulance include:
- diarrhea (may be severe),
- sinus infection,
- upper respiratory tract infection,
- abdominal tenderness, and.
- increased liver biochemical tests.
Can you overdose on Trulance?
What happens if I overdose (Trulance)? An overdose of plecanatide is not expected to be dangerous. Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222 if anyone has accidentally swallowed the medication. A child under 6 who takes this medicine may become severely dehydrated.
What does Trulance medication do?
Trulance® (plecanatide) 3 mg tablets is a prescription medicine used in adults to treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Idiopathic Constipation (CIC). Chronic means the constipation is long lasting. “Idiopathic” means the cause of the constipation is unknown.
Can you cut Trulance in half?
Do not split or chew tablets. The most common side effect of Trulance is diarrhea.