Alvimopan

Category: Gastrointestinal



Alvimopan Overview

Alvimopan (trade name Entereg) is a drug which behaves as a peripherally acting μ-opioid antagonist. With the limited ability to cross the blood–brain barrier and reach the μ-opioid receptors of the central nervous system, the clinically undesirable effects of centrally acting opioid antagonists (like reversal of opioid-mediated analgesia) are avoided without affecting the intended blockade of μ-opioid receptors in the gastrointestinal tract.[1][2&...

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Alvimopan
  • Capsule: 12mg
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