What is eluxadoline?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Viberzi


Eluxadoline  is used to treat a certain stomach/abdominal disorder (irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea, or IBS-D). It works by slowing down the motion in your gut. This effect helps lessen symptoms such as belly pain and diarrhea.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Irritable bowel syndrome 10 2
Diarrhea 4 4
Bowel irritability 2 0
Abdominal pain 1 0
Chronic diarrhea 1 0
Constipation 1 3

Show all 7 reasons taken

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 2
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with eluxadoline

Side effect Patients Percentage
Constipation 2
Abdominal bloating 1
Irritable bowel syndrome 1


Based on patients currently taking eluxadoline

Dosage Patients Percentage
75 mg twice daily 2

Why patients stopped taking eluxadoline

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Side effects too severe 3
Did not seem to work 2
Change in health plan coverage 1
Expense 1
Other 1
See all 5 patients who've stopped taking eluxadoline


Currently taking eluxadoline

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 1
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped taking eluxadoline

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 3
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 4
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 5

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking eluxadoline after stopping:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Diphenoxylate and Atropine (Lomotil) 1
Hyoscyamine (Levsin) 1
Sulfasalazine (Salazopyrin) 1

Patients stopped taking eluxadoline and switched to:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Dicyclomine (Bentyl) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for eluxadoline.