Opioid-induced constipation (Jun 2011)
About 3.2 million Australians have chronic pain. Opioid medicines may be used to manage moderate to severe pain. A common side effect of opioid medicines is constipation. The right laxatives can help to manage constipation caused by these medicines.
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Veterans’ MATES Report 2004 - 2010
This report provides an overview of the Veterans’ MATES program between June 2004 and May 2010. It demonstrates the program’s many achievements, and the impact of its initiatives in keeping veterans healthy.Download PDF