Description and Brand Names
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US Brand Name
Alvimopan is used to help restore normal bowel function in patients who have just had bowel resection surgery. This medicine works by blocking the effects of certain substances (e.g., hormones, opioids) on bowel movement and secretion, thus, helping prevent a condition called post-operative ileus.
This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.
This product is available in the following dosage forms: