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Ironwood/Forest Hoping To Change The Conversation About Constipation

This article was originally published in The Pink Sheet Daily

Executive Summary

The partners began a DTC campaign to promote their constipation drug and ease the conversation between physicians and patients about the often embarrassing condition.

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