Naloxegol in opioid-induced constipation: a new paradigm in the treatment of a common problem

Abstract

Opioid-induced constipation (OIC) imposes a significant burden for patients taking pain medications, often resulting in decreased quality of life. Treatment of OIC with traditional medications for functional constipation can be incompletely effective, leading to nonadherence with opioid treatment and undertreated pain. An emerging class of medications that… (More)
DOI: 10.2147/PPA.S99412

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