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Who should not take Relistor (methylnaltrexone)?

Certain people should not take Relistor (methylnaltrexone) because of an increased risk of harmful side effects. People who should not take Relistor include those who are allergic to methylnaltrexone, the active drug in Relistor, and those with blockage in their stomach or intestines. Before taking Relistor, make sure to tell your doctor about any medications, especially narcotics, that you are taking in order to avoid potentially harmful interactions. Relistor is also not usually recommended for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding.

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