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A 31-year-old male asked:

I have crohn's and take oxycodone. i have never gotten back to my normal weight after my initial surgery. can oxycodone be a factor to this?

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Dr. Troy Reyna
Pediatric Surgery 44 years experience
Probably not: Oxycodone is effective for pain control and slowing down intestinal motility which can b rapid in crohn's.
Dr. James Henning
Anesthesiology 50 years experience
Not Likely: More likely is poor nutritional absorption and the possibilities for this are numerous..Unless you're taking such a large narcotic dose that your appetite is diminished. Please stay connected with your providers and have a look at this amazing patient-to-patient online sharing platform: www.Crohnology.Com.

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Last updated Mar 26, 2013

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