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How does Relistor (methylnaltrexone) interact with other medications?

Relistor (methylnaltrexone) may interact with some other medications, especially narcotics, so it is important to tell your doctor about any medications that you are taking before starting Relistor. Sometimes, Relistor can decrease the pain-relieving effects of other medications. Tell your doctor if you are taking any of the following medications:
  • oxycodone
  • oxymorphone
  • hydrocodone
  • hydromorphone
  • meperidine
  • methadone
  • codeine
  • morphine
  • nalbuphine
  • naloxone
  • buprenorphine
  • butorphanol
  • levorphanol

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