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What do the new AGA guidelines recommend for opioid-induced constipation?

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New guidelines from the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) recommend that patients try traditional laxatives first to combat opioid-induced constipation. But what should you do if that approach fails? Dr. Campos-Outcalt succinctly summarizes the AGA’s recommended next steps.



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