The paper describes a case report of a patient with a significant history of opioid-induced dysfunction of the sphincter of Oddi, who required morphine sulfate to manage oral mucositis pain, and who was successfully treated with concomitant oral naloxegol (Moventig: Kyowa Kirin, Galashiels, UK).
- analgesics, opioid
- narcotic antagonists
- sphincter of Oddi
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Contributors AND wrote the initial draft of the paper, and CL contributed to the final version of the paper. Both were involved in the care of the patient.
Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.
Competing interests AND has received honoraria for lecturing and for attending advisory boards, and research funding from Kyowa Kirin. CL has received an honorarium for lecturing from Kyowa Kirin.
Patient consent for publication Obtained.
Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.