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Who should take Relistor (methylnaltrexone)?

Relistor (methylnaltrexone) is used to reduce the constipation resulting from pain medications called opioids, or narcotic medications usually used to treat pain in people with chronic, advanced illnesses like cancer, HIV/AIDS, and other conditions. Relistor is usually prescribed to people whose constipation has not responded to other laxative treatments.

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