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Hate to take pills? Ready to make life easier?

We have FUSION vitamins! Available in hard chews, soft chews and a powder stick form. They are an all in one vitamin, containing all of your multivitamin, B12, calcium, and vitamin D requirements. These vitamins are available for purchase in the office or click here to  GO TO STORE   and check out more products!

Post Op Vitamin Regimen

   Every patient must take multivitamins, calcium citrate, and sublingual vitamin B12.  Below is a list of some ways you can do this. 

Product

RNY

Sleeve/Plication

Additional Requirements

Fusion Vitamins

Hard chews: 2 in AM, 2 in PM

Soft chews: 3 in AM, 3 in PM

Powder stick mixed with water: 1 in AM, 1 in PM

 

Hard chews: 2 in AM, 2 in PM

Soft chews: 3 in AM, 3 in PM

Powder stick mixed with water: 1 in AM, 1 in PM


 

No other vitamins needed unless otherwise prescribed

Complete Multivitamins

2x recommended dosage daily

2x recommended dosage daily until 1 year PO

(1x daily after 1 year)

Requires additional calcium citrate and sublingual B12

Calcium Citrate

800-1200mg daily

800-1200MG daily

Multivitamin and B12

Calcium Citrate Chewy Bites-all Flavors(Only 5 weeks PO and beyond)

4 Chews daily

4 Chews daily

Multivitamins and B12

Sublingual vitamin B12

500-1000 mcg daily

500-1000 mcg daily

Multivitamin and Calcium

B12 IM Shot

1x a month

1000 mcg/ 1 ml

1x a month

1000 mcg/ 1 ml

Multivitamin and Calcium

*Required vitamins and dosages may change and additional supplements may be required depending on lab results


  Vitamin Supplementation is required after bariatric surgery to ensure adequate vitamin intake. Sometimes a     couple years out patients feel good, or "hate to take pills", and stop taking their vitamins.  This can lead to       vitamin deficiencies and overall not feeling well.