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US FDA Approves MOVANTIK™ (naloxegol) Tablets C-II
17 September 2014 01:22 BST
On September 16, the US Food and Drug Administration approved MOVANTIK™ (naloxegol) tablets C-II as the first once-daily oral peripherally acting mu-opioid receptor antagonist (PAMORA) for the treatment of opioid-induced constipation (OIC) in adults with chronic non-cancer pain. Opioids play an important role in chronic pain relief by binding to mu-receptors...