The Rome IV definition of opioid-induced constipation and several multidisciplinary consensus statements describe opioid-induced constipation as not only a change in stool frequency but also changes in stool consistency and/or difficulty with defecation.
Learn more about the characteristics of opioid-induced constipation.
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