Methylnaltrexone

Grey

Brand Name(s):Relistor

Indication:Opioid-induced constipation

Rationale:2

Considered:May-08

Review Date:Aug-22

Comments:
NICE is unable to recommend the use in the NHS of methylnaltrexone for treating opioid-induced bowel dysfunction in people with advanced illness receiving palliative care because no evidence submission was received from the manufacturer of the technology.

NICE technology appraisal 277
March 2013