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HCP who underappreciates the burden of OIC



Doctor, would it surprise you to know OIC can be a struggle for patients even though they may not be talking to you about it? OIC is one of the mose common side effects and patients are often reluctant to discuss it.

Doctor, would it surprise you to know OIC can be a struggle for patients even though they may not be talking to you about it? OIC is one of the mose common side effects and patients are often reluctant to discuss it.

HCP doesn't differentiate OIC and other types of constipation

Doctor, OIC is caused by the way opioids work. As you know, opioids bind to the mu-receptors in the CNS, but they also bind to the mu-receptors in the bowel. Therein is the source of the constipation. What are your options to treat this specific type of constipation?



HCP believes OIC is prevalent and treats with laxatives

Doctor, what could a treatment approach designed specifically for OIC mean for these patients?

MECHANISM OF CONDITION


HCP who doesn't see a difference between constipation and OIC

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Doctor, let's talk about why OIC occurs. As you know, opioids work by ....