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6 min ago | TheStreet.com
A common side effect of the opioid class of drugs is constipation, but Movantik, or naloxegol, is part of a class of drugs called peripherally acting opioid receptor antagonists, which reduce the constipating effects. The FDA's approval is a positive step for this class of drugs that had previously been linked to cardiovascular risk.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 12:46 pm
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