ALVIMOPAN (Alvimopan) Nursing Considerations

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What is the Generic Name

ALVIMOPAN

What is the Trade Name for ALVIMOPAN

Alvimopan

What is the Indication for ALVIMOPAN

  • 1 INDICATIONS AND USAGE Alvimopan capsules are indicated to accelerate the time to upper and lower gastrointestinal recovery following surgeries that include partial bowel resection with primary anastomosis. Alvimopan capsules are an opioid antagonist indicated to accelerate the time to upper and lower gastrointestinal recovery following surgeries that include partial bowel resection with primary anastomosis. ( 1 )

 

 

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