Entereg

Active Ingredient(s): Alvimopan
FDA Approved: * May 20, 2008
Pharm Company: * GLAXOSMITHKLINE
Category: Gastrointestinal

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Entereg 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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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Alvimopan
  • Capsule: 12mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Entereg: (2 results)

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  • 11227-010 Entereg 12 mg Oral Capsule by Adolor Corporation
  • 67919-020 Entereg 12 mg Oral Capsule by Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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