Methylnaltrexone Bromide

Pharm Company: * MYLAN LABS LTD
Category: Laxative

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Methylnaltrexone Bromide Overview

Methylnaltrexone (MNTX, brand name Relistor), used in form of methylnaltrexone bromide (INN, USAN, BAN), is one of the newer agents of peripherally acting μ-opioid antagonists that act to reverse some of the side effects of opioid drugs such as constipation without affecting analgesia or precipitating withdrawals. Because MNTX is a quaternary ammonium cation, it cannot cross the blood–brain barrier, and so has antagonist effects throughout the body, counteracting effects such as it...

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Oxycodone and Naltrexone

please explain Naltrexone can have markedly different pharmacokinetics at ultra low doses which may include the attenuation of a pre-established opioid the prevention of tolerance from the oxycodone in the formulation, and the possible amplification of oxycodone ## Think of it as wiping the slate clean. Thats what naltrexone does to the opiod receptors thereby "erasing" tolerance and making the receptors more sensitive again ## @John, I don't know if you may be looking for a second opinion on this, but I think the previous post does a good job of putting into perspective how Naltrexone works to prevent the tolerance of opioids. According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, a 100mg dose of Naltrexone is said to provide a 96% blockade by the time 24 hours have passed, an...


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Methylnaltrexone Bromide
  • Injection: 12mg/0.6ml, 12mg/0.6ml (12mg/0.6ml), 20mg/ml, 8mg/0.4ml, 8mg/0.4ml (8mg/0.4ml)
  • Solution: 12mg/0.6ml (12mg/0.6ml), 8mg/0.4ml (8mg/0.4ml)
  • Tablet: 150mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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