Opioid-induced constipation (Jun 2011)

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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 2021 – The Journey to Improved Veteran Health

This report walks through the Veterans’ MATES journey over the last 17 years, recognising the value of long-term health initiatives and bringing the veteran community on a journey to better health.

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