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Hello. I had my RNYGP this past Monday, March 4th and it has been progressively difficult to tolerate liquid and Protein Shakes. I am supposed to take meds every couple of hours (liquid Oxycodone, crushed Tylenol, liquid Colace, vitamins) and I find myself getting so full from the meds that I can’t finish the medication regimen, let alone additional intake. Is anyone else experiencing this? Is this normal? Thanks.

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Yep, your new gut doesn't want you to put anything in there at this point in the recovery process. For the first few weeks I just focused on staying hydrated and slowly added more Protein as tolerated. It's the dehydration that gets you in trouble. I still don't eat much a few months out but I get all of my required Water, protein and supplements in. If you fill up on water and meds, you'll be fine. As time goes by, how much you can consume in a day will increase. Take it easy and don't force it so things can heal. That's what I'm doing.

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Hi there! I’m just shy of 2 weeks post op from my RNY and I haven’t yet hit my target for liquid consumption. So I would say it’s totally normal as you heal that you find yourself full from meds. It’s only been within the last couple of days that I’ve been able to consume closer to 60 ounces of liquid.

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Thank you both for the helpful replies. Nice to know that this is normal.

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