Fast Five Quiz: Opioid-Induced Constipation

B.S. Anand, MD

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October 15, 2020

Figure 1. Constipation markers, X-ray.

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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