Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Relistor


Methylnaltrexone injection is used to treat constipation caused by opioids (narcotic pain medicines), in adults with long-lasting pain that is not caused by cancer or adults with advanced illness. This medicine is used when other medicines for constipation (laxatives) have not worked well.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Solution