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What are the side effects of methylnaltrexone bromide?

In rare instances, people may experience an allergic reaction to methylnaltrexone bromide. Seek emergency medical help if you notice any symptoms of an allergic reaction, including breathing trouble, hives, or swelling of the mouth, face, or throat. If you experience severe diarrhea or diarrhea that does not go away, stop taking methylnaltrexone bromide and contact your doctor. Less serious side effects include stomach pain, flatulence, nausea, dizziness, or diarrhea. Contact your doctor if these side effects persist or become serious.

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