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A delicious and healthy bowl of cereal topped with banana and blueberry. A delicious and healthy bowl of cereal topped with banana and blueberry.

GOOD FOR YOUR
GUT—FLAVORFUL FOOD SWAPS

The taste buds want what the taste buds want, but it’s possible to find foods that are both smart and satisfying. Check out these appetizing alternatives to some possible trigger foods you should avoid.

Try These:

A tasty container of yogurt. A tasty container of yogurt. A tasty container of yogurt.

Almond milk, yogurt, brie,
or camembert

A kiwi. A kiwi. A kiwi.

Bananas, berries, citrus fruits,
or kiwi

A bottle of molasses or maple syrup. A bottle of molasses or maple syrup. A bottle of molasses or maple syrup.

Treats made with molasses
or maple syrup

A bag of popcorn.A bag of popcorn.A bag of popcorn.

Baked chips, rice cakes,
or popcorn

A bowl of brown rice or quinoa. A bowl of brown rice or quinoa. A bowl of brown rice or quinoa.

Whole-grain bread, oats,
brown rice, or quinoa

When Craving These:

A carton of milk.A carton of milk.A carton of milk.

Milk, cream cheese,
or sour cream

An apple.An apple.An apple.

Apples, pears, watermelon,
or dried fruit

A jar of honey. A jar of honey. A jar of honey.

Treats made with honey or artificial
sweeteners that end in “-ol”

A bag of potato chips. A bag of potato chips. A bag of potato chips.

Potato chips
or fried foods

A loaf of sliced bread. A loaf of sliced bread. A loaf of sliced bread.

Pasta, crackers, white rice,
or white, wheat, and rye bread

Some Common Gut-Friendly Diets

Your meal plan should be about finding what works best for your needs, lifestyle—and taste. Always seek your doctor’s advice to determine which diet is best for you. Along with a treatment plan, there are a few IBS-C and CIC-friendly diets you might want to consider:

Text reading: Low FODMAP Diet. Text reading: Low FODMAP Diet. Text reading: Low FODMAP Diet.

High FODMAP foods are difficult for your body to digest and often lead to flare-ups.

Text reading: Gluten-Free Diet. Text reading: Gluten-Free Diet. Text reading: Gluten-Free Diet.

Cut barley, rye, and wheat and look for a “Certified Gluten-Free” label.

Text reading: High Fiber Diet. Text reading: High Fiber Diet. Text reading: High Fiber Diet.

Fiber helps move things along. The average adult should eat 25–31 grams each day. (Most of us eat only 16!)

Text reading: Low Fat Diet. Text reading: Low Fat Diet. Text reading: Low Fat Diet.

High fat foods are usually low in fiber. Swap fatty foods for lean meats, fruits, and veggies.

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IMPORTANT RISK INFORMATION

  • Do not give LINZESS to children who are less than 2 years of age. It may harm them. LINZESS can cause severe diarrhea and your child could get severe dehydration (loss of a large amount of body water and salt).
  • Do not take LINZESS if a doctor has told you that you have a bowel blockage (intestinal obstruction).

Before you take LINZESS, tell your doctor about your medical conditions, including if you are:

  • Pregnant or plan to become pregnant. It is not known if LINZESS will harm your unborn baby.
  • Breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. You and your doctor should decide if you will take LINZESS and breastfeed.

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.

Side Effects

LINZESS can cause serious side effects, including diarrhea, which is the most common side effect and can sometimes be severe. Diarrhea often begins within the first 2 weeks of LINZESS treatment. Stop taking LINZESS and call your doctor right away if you get severe diarrhea during treatment with LINZESS.

Other common side effects of LINZESS include gas, stomach-area (abdominal) pain, swelling, or a feeling of fullness or pressure in your abdomen (distension). Call your doctor or go to the nearest hospital emergency room right away if you develop unusual or severe stomach-area (abdominal) pain, especially if you also have bright red, bloody stools or black stools that look like tar.

These are not all the possible side effects of LINZESS. For more information, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

USES

LINZESS® (linaclotide) is a prescription medication used in adults to treat irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS‑C) and chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC). "Idiopathic" means the cause of the constipation is unknown. It is not known if LINZESS is safe and effective in children less than 18 years of age.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

If you are having difficulty paying for your medicine, AbbVie and Ironwood may be able to help. Visit AbbVie.com/myAbbVieAssist to learn more.

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IMPORTANT RISK INFORMATION

  • Do not give LINZESS to children who are less than 2 years of age. It may harm them. LINZESS can cause severe diarrhea and your child could get severe dehydration (loss of a large amount of body water and salt).