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Drug Info for movantik

Naloxegol is used to treat constipation caused by opiate (narcotic) pain medications in adults with chronic (ongoing) pain that is not caused by cancer. Naloxegol is in a class of medications called peripherally acting mu-opioid receptor antagonists. It works by protecting the bowel from the effects of opiate (narcotic) medications.

Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light.

Take your medicine as directed. Your dose may need to be changed several times to find what works best for you. Stop taking this medicine if you stop taking narcotic pain medicines.

Take this medicine on an empty stomach at least 1 hour before the first meal of the day or 2 hours after a meal.

Swallow the tablet whole. Do not crush, break, or chew it.

If you have trouble swallowing the tablet: Mix with water: Crush the tablet and mix it with 120 mL of water and drink it right away. Refill the glass with water, stir, and drink right away to make sure to get full dose of this medicine.Given through a nasogastric tube: Draw up 30 mL of water into a 60 mL syringe and flush the nasogastric tube. Crush the tablet to a powder and mix it with 60 mL of water in a container. Draw up the mixture using 60 mL syringe and give it through the tube. Add 60 mL of water to the container mixture and use the same 60 mL syringe to flush the tube for any remaining medicine.

This medicine should come with a Medication Guide. Ask your pharmacist for a copy if you do not have one.

Missed dose: Take a dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then and take a regular dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up for a missed dose.

This medicine is not right for everyone. Do not use it if you had an allergic reaction to naloxegol, or if you have a history of bowel blockage.

Keep all medicine out of the reach of children. Never share your medicine with anyone.

This medicine may cause a tear in your stomach or bowels.

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have kidney disease, liver disease, or stomach or bowel problems (including Crohn disease, Ogilvie syndrome, diverticulitis, or stomach or bowel cancer).

Your doctor will check your progress and the effects of this medicine at regular visits. Keep all appointments.

Some foods and medicines can affect how naloxegol works. Tell your doctor if you are using carbamazepine, diltiazem, erythromycin, methadone, rifampin, St John's wort, or verapamil.

Stop taking other laxatives before you start treatment with this medicine.

Do not eat grapefruit or drink grapefruit juice while you are using this medicine.

Keep all medicine out of the reach of children. Never share your medicine with anyone.

Do not use this medicine together with clarithromycin, itraconazole, or ketoconazole.

  • Chills, diarrhea, sweating, stomach pain, anxiety, irritability, yawning
  • Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing
  • Severe stomach pain and diarrhea
Frequently Asked Questions

Movantik, a brand drug, is a gastrointestinal agent used to treat adults who have constipation caused by opiate (narcotic) pain medication. It protects the bowels from the effects of the pain medication.

While there are other drugs available on the market that also constipation caused by opioids, there are not currently any drugs similar to Movantik available in the U.S.

The average Movantik price without insurance ranges from between about $336 and $1,101, depending on dosage, supply needed, and pharmacy location.

A generic version of this drug is not currently available. You can use our free Movantik discount card to reduce the cost of this drug by up to 80% when you purchase this medication at a participating local pharmacy

Movantik oral tablets are available in strengths of 12.5 mg and 25 mg. Follow your doctor's instructions for dosage and use of this medication.

You can save on your Movantik cost by using a free coupon available from the manufacturer’s website. Also, AZ&Me Prescription Savings Program for people with Medicare Part D and AZ&Me Prescription Savings Program for people without insurance are Patient Assistance Programs that assists eligible patients with access to medications such as Movantik. Contact these programs directly for more information. However, our OptionRx coupon card is free and easy to use, and customers usually find they save the most on medications when using our coupon.