ZELNORM is clinically proven to relieve the chronic symptoms of IBS-C
People taking ZELNORM also had more frequent bowel movements, and a larger increase in weekly bowel movements versus those taking placebo.
Some people experienced relief as early as the 1st week
ZELNORM was tested in over 2400 adult women with at least a 3-month history of IBS-C symptoms. In each trial, more patients taking ZELNORM had relief from IBS-C symptoms than those taking a placebo.
When taking any medication, talk with your doctor. And as with any medication, side effects are possible. When taking ZELNORM, major cardiovascular events such as stroke, heart attack and death from stroke or heart attack have happened in adults who had an increased risk of having a cardiovascular event. If you have any signs or symptoms of a heart attack, stroke, mini stroke (TIA) or angina, get emergency help right away. And tell your healthcare provider right away if you are told that you have narrowing in the blood vessels that carry blood to your heart (coronary artery disease). For more information, please see the adjacent Indication and Important Safety Information.
ZELNORM™ (tegaserod) is a prescription medicine used to treat adult women less than 65 years of age with irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C).
ZELNORM is for use in adult women under 65 years of age who do not have a history of ischemic cardiovascular disease and who have no more than one risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Cardiovascular disease risk factors include active smoking, high blood pressure or history of being treated with medicines that lower blood pressure, high cholesterol or are taking medicine to lower your blood cholesterol levels, history of diabetes, age 55 years or over, or obesity. Talk to your healthcare provider about risk factors you may have for a major cardiovascular event before you start taking ZELNORM.
The most common side effects of ZELNORM are headache, stomach-area (abdominal) pain, nausea, diarrhea, gas, indigestion, and dizziness.
Before you take ZELNORM, tell your healthcare provider:
Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
To report possible adverse reactions, contact Alfasigma USA at 1-855-697-9232. You may also report possible adverse reactions to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or www.fda.gov/medwatch.