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Treatment for opioid-induced constipation

Opioids are effective for treating and managing pain, but using them frequently can lead to constipation. This can affect a person’s comfort, health, and quality of life. Among people who are using opioids for pain relief, constipation affects 52 percent of those with advanced cancer and 87 percent of those with a terminal illness, according… Read More »