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Methylnaltrexone and Alcohol/Food Interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with methylnaltrexone:


methylnaltrexone food

Moderate Food Interaction

Food may reduce the absorption of methylnaltrexone when taken orally, which may lead to lower blood levels of the medication and possibly reduced effectiveness. You should take oral preparations of methylnaltrexone on an empty stomach at least 30 minutes before your first meal of the day.

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Methylnaltrexone drug interactions

There are 14 drug interactions with methylnaltrexone

Methylnaltrexone disease interactions

There are 3 disease interactions with methylnaltrexone which include:

Drug Interaction Classification

These classifications are only a guideline. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific individual is difficult to determine. Always consult your healthcare provider before starting or stopping any medication.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No interaction information available.

Further information

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