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MOVANTIK: Oral tablet (12.5mg)

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What is this Medicine?

NALOXEGOL (nal OX e GAHL) is used to treat constipation caused by opioids (pain medicine). Tell your health care professional if you stop taking your opioid pain medicine.

In-Depth Information

Movantik 12.5mg Tablet

NDC: 003101969
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Opiate Agonist-induced Constipation

Storage Information
Store between 68 to 77 degrees F, excursions permitted 59 to 86 degrees F
Movantik 12.5mg Tablet

Reported Side Effects for Movantik 12.5mg Tablet

Excessive Sweating Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Gas Incidence:
3.0-6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
3.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
6.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
7.0-8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
12.0-21.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Movantik 12.5mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Grapefruit juice and Movantik 12.5mg Tablet(Naloxegol)
Grapefruit juice and Naloxegol(Naloxegol)
Do not take these drugs together without talking to your health care professional. Taking these drugs together may increase the risk of side effects. If your health care provider decides that taking these drugs together is right for you, your dose will be adjusted. Discuss any new or worsening side effects with your health care provider. If you experience increased sweating, chills, diarrhea, abdominal pain, anxiety, irritability, or yawning, contact your health care provider immediately.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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