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What do I need to know before taking alvimopan?

Before taking alvimopan, you should know that it is only for short-term use by hospitalized patients. You will receive no more than 15 doses of alvimopan during your hospital stay. You will not be given any additional alvimopan to take after you leave the hospital.

Talk to your doctor about the risks of taking alvimopan.

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