Vitamins

Nurse8724
on 5/17/19 11:52 am

I have women's one a day tablets and I also have Centrum chewable tablets. I'm 3 days post op from vsg and on a clear liquid diet. How soon did y'all start taking your vitamins post op? Fortunately I'm not really having any problems with nausea yet. Just curious...

White Dove
on 5/17/19 12:23 pm

I think I was told to wait two weeks, just to be sure they did not cause any nausea right after surgery.

Real life begins where your comfort zone ends

TheWombat
on 5/17/19 10:39 pm
VSG on 06/11/18

I started vitamins on day 3, but took only chewable or liquid vitamins for the first two months. I did take smaller pills (other meds) with my medical team's blessing starting at about 4-5 days post-op. (My medical team looked at how big the pills I planned to take were before giving me the OK.) But vitamin tablets are big, so I was wary of them until I was confident that my sleeve had healed.

catwoman7
on 5/18/19 4:30 am
RNY on 06/03/15

I'm pretty sure I started up on them within the first week. I had to wait 2-3 weeks before taking ursodiol and those big calcium pills, though, since they were too big (I got some calcium chews, though, since they were easier - may have started up on those pretty quickly)

RNY 06/03/15 by Michael Garren (Madison, WI)

Plastic Surgery 08/10/18 and 03/29/19 by Lawrence Zachary (Chicago, IL)

HW: 373 SW: 316 GW: 145 LW: 138 CW: 150

Imgonnalosesoon
on 5/18/19 7:34 pm, edited 5/18/19 8:21 pm
VSG on 03/21/19

I started after the 7 day mark with 2 chewable multivitamins and 3 chewable vitamin D3 with calcium as well as my two regular medications. Also see my family Dr. once a month for B12 injection.

HW:212 CW:149 GW:125

Surgeon: Dr. Penner @ TWH

LifeChange4Karen
on 5/21/19 12:43 pm - Fredericton , Canada
VSG on 05/16/19

First day home I took vitamins. I do Flinstones complete vitamins for now until I move past full fluids.

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