Heavy Use of Strong Opioids Leads to More IBD Patients Dying Early, Study Finds

Heavy Use of Strong Opioids Leads to More IBD Patients Dying Early, Study Finds
Heavy use of strong opioid pain medication has led to an increase in early deaths among inflammatory bowel disease patients, a British study reports. The research dealt with early deaths from all causes, not just from IBD. Researchers published the study, “Increasing Prescription of Opiates and Mortality in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Diseases in England,” in

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