Generic Name and Formulations:
Plecanatide 3mg; tabs.
Synergy Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Indications for TRULANCE:
Chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC).
Take with or without food. Swallow whole; if difficulties in swallowing, may crush tabs and mix in applesauce or water; may also give with water via NG or gastric feeding tube. ≥18yrs: 3mg once daily.
<18yrs: not established (<6yrs: contraindicated; 6–<18yrs: avoid).
Children <6yrs old. Known or suspected mechanical GI obstruction.
Suspend dosing and rehydrate if severe diarrhea occurs. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.
Guanylate cyclase-C agonist.
Diarrhea (may be severe), sinusitis, upper respiratory tract infection, abdominal distension, flatulence, abdominal tenderness, increased liver enzymes.