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What happens if I miss a dose (Entereg)?
Since alvimopan is given as needed by a healthcare professional, it is not likely that you will miss a dose.
What happens if I overdose (Entereg)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
Since alvimopan is given by a healthcare professional, an overdose of this medication is not likely to occur.
What should I avoid while receiving alvimopan (Entereg)?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity while you are receiving alvimopan.
What other drugs will affect alvimopan (Entereg)?
Tell your doctor about all other medications you are using. It is especially important to tell your doctor if you have taken a narcotic medication within the past 7 days. You may be more likely to have unpleasant effects on your stomach if you have recently taken a narcotic medication.
There may be other drugs that can interact with alvimopan. Tell your doctor about all your prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your doctor or pharmacist can provide more information about alvimopan
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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