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Brand name: Constella TM

Active ingredients: linaclotide

What it is used for

CONSTELLA is indicated in adults for the treatment of: irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C) and chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC) when dietary fibre, laxatives and stool softeners have not been sufficient and with adequate constipation minimisation dietary support.

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Store in Original Container
  • Protect from Moisture
  • Store in a Dry Place
  • Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

White to off-white opaque body and cap, size '2' hard capsules with "FL 290" printed in grey ink on the cap

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Over 65?

This medicine contains the active ingredients:

If you are over 65 years of age, there may be specific risks and recommendations for use of this medicine. Please discuss your individual circumstances with your pharmacist, doctor or health professional. For more information read our page on medication safety for older people.

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For side effects, taking other medicines and more

Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website

Reporting side effects

This medicine is under additional monitoring as it is new or being used in a different way. You can help identify new safety information by reporting any side effects you may get.

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