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Relistor

Methylnaltrexone Bromide
Methylnaltrexone reduces constipation caused by using opioid medicine. Methylnaltrexone treats constipation without reducing the pain-relieving effects of the opioid. Methylnaltrexone is given to adults who use opioid medicine to treat severe chronic pain that is not caused by cancer. Methylnaltrexone Methylnaltrexone may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
Methylnaltrexone Bromide
DRUG TYPE
Constipation
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Frequently Asked Questions

Methylnaltrexone may cause a perforation (a hole or tear) within your stomach or intestines. Stop using this medicine and get medical help right away if you have severe stomach pain.

While using this medicine, you may have symptoms of opioid withdrawal, such as anxiety, sweating, chills, yawning, stomach pain, or diarrhea.

Stop using methylnaltrexone and call your doctor if you have severe or ongoing diarrhea.

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