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A 38-year-old member asked:

can liquid morphine cause appetite loss?

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Dr. Shawn Dalton-bethea
Pain Management 20 years experience
Morphine side effect: Hello. Morphine can cause GI side effects like stomach pain, nausea, constipation, etc. Stomach pain and nausea alone would be enough to cause loss of appetite. Can make some patients so sleepy that they simply just forget to eat. Of course this is not good. This bad cycle catches up and manifests as wanted or unwanted weight loss.

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Is a decreased appetite common occurrence with hepatitis?

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Yes it can be: I really depends of the type and severity of hepatitis. If you have hepatitis you should discuss all of your symptoms with your doctor as further evauation may be indicated.
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Do herbal life supplements really contain appetite suppressants?

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Not really: There are no effective over the counter appetite suppressants.
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Does ritalin (methylphenidate) take a while to have an appetite suppressant effect?

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No: It will work with an initial dose.
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Is there something wrong with my digestive health if I have low appetite?

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A 28-year-old member asked:

What is the best way to gain weight? Even my appetite is better than a normal person?

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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Supplements: If you are eating a healthy diet and are still underweight, you might try adding supplements like carnation instant breakfast, or ensure. If you are losing weight without trying, you should see your doctor.

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