What is Methylnaltrexone?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Relistor

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Methylnaltrexone is a generic formulation of Relistor. It is used to relieve constipation caused by opioid medications.

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Methylnaltrexone

Dosage Patients
1 weekly 1
20 mg daily 1
12mg/0.6mL as needed 1
12mg as needed 1

Duration

Currently taking Methylnaltrexone

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Methylnaltrexone after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Naloxegol (Movantik) 1
prucalopride (Resotran) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Methylnaltrexone.