Pharmacotherapy patterns in patients with chronic idiopathic constipation beginning treatment with linaclotide or lubiprostone in the United States

Arpita Nag PhD, Rebecca Bornheimer BA, Gerry Oster PhD

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The objective of this retrospective cohort study was to examine patterns of use of linaclotide and lubiprostone, primarily focusing on duration of treatment and switching between agents, in patients with CIC, with and without IBS, using a large US health insurance claims database.

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