What supplements do gastric bypass patients take?
Similarly, you may ask, what are the best vitamins for bariatric patients?
The common daily regimen for most patients after surgery includes: Multivitamin. Vitamin B12. Calcium citrate with Vitamin D (2x/day)
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- Vitamins B6 and B12.
- Vitamin D.
Beside above, what happens when you don't take vitamins after weight loss surgery? Long-term health complications, such as anemia, can develop due to a deficiency of iron or B12; neurological complications, such as memory loss or irritability from a lack of B12; and bone and kidney disease due to changes in the way your body absorbs calcium and vitamin D.
Then, do you have to take vitamins forever after gastric bypass?
A chewable form is recommended, at least initially after surgery. Q: How long will I need to take vitamin supplements? A: Vitamin and mineral supplements will be a lifelong requirement.
Can you take softgels after gastric bypass?
Six weeks after surgery, small pills or capsules can be taken as before. Also you should avoid aspirin products and anti-inflammatories after surgery as they can cause irritation and ulcers. Oil-based and time-release medications may not be well absorbed after gastric bypass surgery.