Movantik Side Effects
What should I watch for?
Visit your doctor for regular check ups. Tell your doctor if your symptoms do not get better or if they get worse. If you develop unusually persistent or worsening abdominal pain, stop taking your medicine and seek medical attention.
You may have symptoms of opioid withdrawal during treatment with this medicine. Symptoms include sweating, chills, diarrhea, stomach pain, anxiety, irritability, and yawning. Tell your health care provider if you have any of these symptoms. Also, if you take methadone to treat your pain, you may be more likely to have stomach pain and diarrhea compared to people who do not take methadone. If you take too much of this medicine, call your healthcare provider or go to the nearest emergency room right away.
Side Effects to watch for
Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
- allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
- new or worsening stomach pain
- severe or prolonged diarrhea
- signs and symptoms of opioid withdrawal such as sweating, chills, diarrhea, stomach pain, anxiety, irritability, and yawning
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
What may interact with this drug?
Do not take this medicine with any of the following medications:
certain antiviral medicines for HIV or AIDS
- certain medicines for fungal infections like ketoconazole, itraconazole, posaconazole, and voriconazole
- dalfopristin; quinupristin
This medicine may also interact with the following medications: