Recent Use of Opioids
Patients should be informed that they must disclose long-term or intermittent opioid pain therapy, including any use of opioids in the week prior to receiving ENTEREG. They should understand that recent use of opioids may make them more susceptible to adverse reactions to ENTEREG, primarily those limited to the gastrointestinal tract (e.g., abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting, diarrhea).
Hospital Use Only
Patients should be informed that ENTEREG is for hospital use only for no more than 7 days after their bowel resection surgery.
Most Common Side Effects
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/3/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Additional Entereg Capsules Information
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