Narcotics can be used in acute exacerbation of pain. They were not accepted for the treatment of chronic nonmalig-nant pain until the 1980s because of the fear of addiction. They are now used but not as first line of therapy. Patients with IC requiring narcotics on a chronic basis are usually referred to pain clinic.
Constipation produced from opioids is often associated with worsening symptoms of pelvic pressure. The adverse effects may also include sedation, respiratory depression, and nausea.
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