concern about serious GI side effects with Lotronex

When Lotronex hit the market recently, it was greeted with a lot of enthusiasm as the first drug for irritable bowel syndrome. But now there's concern about serious GI side effects with Lotronex.

There are reports of complications from severe constipation and ischemic colitis in patients taking Lotronex (alosetron).

Lotronex is approved only for WOMEN who have DIARRHEA as their predominant symptom of IBS.

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