How long does it take your B12 sub-lingual to dissolve?

Sacgirl
on 6/10/10 8:39 am - Elk Grove, CA
I'm using the one from BA and it take between 20 - 30 minutes to disolved.   That just seems like too long.  Or is it just about right?

  
      
fatfreemama
on 6/10/10 8:46 am - San Jose, CA
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I use the same and it seems sometime to take 30-45 minutes to dissolve for me.
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MoLawEd
on 6/10/10 8:47 am - Cambridge, MA
I've noticed that with the BA.  I switched to Solgar, which dissolve much faster and are available at Vitamin Shoppe.  My B12 levels are way high >2000, so in my experience the Solgar are working okay.

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Krista C.
on 6/10/10 8:53 am - Longwood, FL
I do the shot each month, and the sublingual daily from Wal-mart - they are teeny and take about 3-4 mins to dissolve.  Just had my labs 2 weeks ago and everything was perfect.
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Pam T.
on 6/10/10 8:58 am - Saginaw, MI
I dunno... maybe 15 seconds???

I get mine from Walmart - I think the brand is Spring Valley?? But yes, I've heard the Bariatric Advantage ones don't dissolve very easily.

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Deidra B.
on 6/10/10 9:01 am - Somerset, KY
I get mine from The Vitamin Shoppe and it seems to take mine a while to dissolve as well. On the bottle it says "30 seconds" and well, only in my wildest dreams would it dissolve in that time frame...lol. My levels are great though!
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on 6/10/10 9:03 am - Makawao, HI
I get mine from Celebrate and they disolve in about 20 seconds.
chelle614
on 6/10/10 9:06 am - Chester, NY
I have the BA ones too. Try jamming your tongue down tightly on top of it, usually helps dissolve faster. But I am switching brands when they run out.

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poet_kelly
on 6/10/10 9:17 am - OH
I think some brands take a lot longer than others.  That sounds ridiculously annoying.  I'd try a different brand. 

I don't use a sublingual so I can't suggest which one might be better.  I do shots.

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Linda D.
on 6/10/10 9:18 am - Armada, MI
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Well... How many licks to the center of a Toostie Pop?

I really don't know because I usually lose patience and end up chomping down on the little bugger (the vitamin B, not the Tootsie Pop) just to make it go away.

Is that bad?