Constipation may be defined as having one or more symptoms: hard stools, infrequent stools, need for excessive straining, sense of incomplete bowel evacuation, and excessive time spent on the toilet or in unsuccessful defecation.3
Constipation can also be classified by etiology:
Find out why OIC is different
Find out what causes OIC
If your patients are taking opioids for chronic pain, they might be experiencing Painstipation, the constipation caused by opioids. This is more commonly referred to as opioid-induced constipation (OIC).1
Help provide reliable, rapid relief with RELISTOR—the only PAMORA* that is not metabolized via the CYP3A4 pathway.1,2
PAMORA=peripherally acting mu-opioid receptor antagonist.
*Approved for OIC.
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