Many people feel like opioid-induced constipation is not a serious enough problem to bring to their doctor. These experts explain that there’s a lot you can do to treat OIC—and doing so can prevent complications and greatly improve your quality of life.

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Treatment Options for Painkiller-Induced Constipation

Farshad Ahadian, MD, recommends a variety of treatments for opioid-induced constipation.