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How soon after your first dose of MOVANTIK should you expect your first bowel movement?

Posted 29 Apr 2015 13 answers

My doctor has given me a three dose sample pack of MOVANTIK and when do you recommend taking your daily dose, i.e. morning or bedtime? Also how soon should you expect your first bowel movement? Thank you for any assistance provided.

Can I take a laxative at night then Movantik in the morning?

Posted 18 Sep 2017 by Tfootes 1 answer

I once took Movantik back in April, for one month, my first ever dose and had a BM, then took one a day unless I got diarrhea then I'd skip a day, but little to no side effects, so insurance sends me a letter saying no more Movantik it's not on the formulary list, so I had to switch to ...

Can you take a stool softener with Movantik?

Posted 28 Mar 2016 by Marluc01 2 answers

Hi, So far I feel I have some success with this drug. I do not suffer from some of the horrible side effects reported here. Thank goodness but I do feel for you all. I still feel I need a stool softener to help make things move smother... I am also wondering if some showed improvement over time ...

Why is Relistor not working? I take 3 tabs with a bottle of water and its $2k ..

Posted 17 Jul 2017 by Tfootes 1 answer

..a bottle it should work. I have suffered for so long, so many years, I finally get introduced to Relistor, only after my insurance informed me that Movantik was not on their formuIary list so the only med that worked every day is not covered, with Relistor first day 3 tabs, on a Friday, with in 4 ...

Hi I'm new here and been using Movantik about a month. Has this drug been helping you guys?

Posted 7 Jun 2015 by megad 1 answer

... significantly with opiod induced constipation? I'm getting"results" daily but notice I have to " push " harder in order to have a BM. This is not good for the pain condition I have. Anyone else notice the same issue with this drug? Thx everyone.

Movantik - Great results first two days and now nothing. Anyone else experience this?

Posted 3 May 2016 by Delyre1210 2 answers

I have been on Movantik for 4 days now. The first two days I had great results and now the past two days nothing. I feel bloated and like I need to use the restroom but I can't. Has anyone else had this experience? Does it get better? Thank you!

Movantik - Have you been sick , or have any bad reaction?

Posted 4 Jun 2016 by Jameskelly 1 answer

I remember hearing about a few drugs like this one all meant for the same thing but one or two were really bad and hurt people . I wanted to hear any and all yr remarks on how movantik makes you feel. Taken it for only one day but I am still feeling movement and I had a full tank for a long time. ...

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