The drug is being marketed in the United States under the brand name Linzess. It was approved by the Food and Drug Administration earlier this year as a treatment for adults suffering from irritable bowel syndrome with constipation. Linzess is a trade name for linaclotide.
New Ironwood drug for irritable bowel syndrome with constipation is now available in the US
By Chris Reidy| Globe Staff December 17, 2012
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