The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics
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Alvimopan (Entereg) for Postoperative Ileus
The FDA has approved the marketing of alvimopan (Entereg - Adolor/GlaxoSmithKline), a selective muopioid receptor antagonist, for oral treatment of postoperative ileus after bowel resection. The only other drug in this class available in the US is...more
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