Expert Video - Are there clinical trials for OIC? Can I participate in new research?

Dr. Satish Rao, a noted gastroenterologist, explains the importance of participating in clinical trials. This is the main way researchers discover new treatments for all conditions, including opioid-induced constipation (OIC). He recommends the International Foundation for Gastrointestinal Disorders (IFFGD) clinical trials database and other sources to find clinical trials for constipation and OIC.

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