What is eluxadoline?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Viberzi

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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 7 5
Diarrhea 3 4
Abdominal pain 1 0
Constipation 1 3
Multiple sclerosis 1 3

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

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 3
None 4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with eluxadoline

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

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking eluxadoline

Dosage Patients
4,500 mg twice daily 1

Why patients stopped taking eluxadoline

Multiple reasons could be selected

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

Duration

Currently taking eluxadoline

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1

Stopped taking eluxadoline

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 3
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 6
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 7
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 3
Not specified 5

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking eluxadoline after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Diphenoxylate and Atropine (Lomotil) 1
Hyoscyamine (Levsin) 1
Sulfasalazine (Salazopyrin) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for eluxadoline.