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A 56-year-old female asked:

Taking codeine for years never effect my appetite. now all of the sudden i have lost my appetite can this be the codeine or something else? f/56

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 37 years experience
Discuss w/ Dr: Appetite changes can be an early sign of many issues. It's best to have an exam. If there's no new condition, the pain problem for which you take the pills may be a cause itself. Years of those pills are a worry - so have regular checks on this plan. I hope it's cleared up soon!
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