MOVANTIK is specifically designed to treat opioid-induced constipation (OIC) in adults with chronic non-cancer pain
When an adequate trial of traditional laxatives results in suboptimal symptom control*
The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) recommends the use of MOVANTIK as one of the prescription treatment options for the management of OIC1
*The AGA favors the use of a combination of at least 2 types of laxatives and scheduled dosing before escalating therapy.1
Reference: 1. Crockett SD, Greer KB, Heidelbaugh JJ, Falck-Ytter Y, Hanson BJ, Sultan S; American Gastroenterological Association Institute Clinical Guidelines Committee. American Gastroenterological Association Institute Guideline on the Medical Management of Opioid-Induced Constipation. Gastroenterology. 2019;156:218-226.
MOVANTIK is a prescription medicine used to treat constipation that is caused by prescription pain medicines called opioids, in adults with long-lasting (chronic) pain that is not caused by active cancer.