Lactitol is an osmotic laxative for oral use. Lactitol is a simple monosaccharide sugar alcohol. PIZENSY is indicated for chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC) in adults.
Irritable bowel syndrome is a functional gastrointestinal (GI) disorder, meaning symptoms are caused by changes in how the GI tract works. People with a functional GI disorder have frequent symptoms; however, the GI tract does not become damaged. IBS is a group of symptoms that occur together, not a disease. In the past, IBS was called colitis, mucous colitis, spastic colon, nervous colon, and spastic bowel.