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Hi all, I remember Lindora told me once that pain medication, with or without narcotics can decrease weight loss. Has anybody seen this happen ? I am thinking possibly Water retention, and maybe a temporary decrease in metabolism. I am starting to get a Migraine and don't want to ruin my weight loss.

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Take care of your Migraine. Your weight loss will be waiting for you when you are feeling well enough to enjoy it!!!

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Hi all, I remember Lindora told me once that pain medication, with or without narcotics can decrease weight loss. Has anybody seen this happen ? I am thinking possibly Water retention, and maybe a temporary decrease in metabolism. I am starting to get a migraine and don't want to ruin my weight loss.

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Agreed. I'm on narcotic pain medication long term and I'm losing weight. A lot of people have to take narcotic pain meds for a variety of medical reasons so don't worry. Get rid of the migraine...those suck! Added incentive: Migraines always make me vomit and that could lead to dehydration. :rolleyes:

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