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General
From what age can Bariatric Advantage® be used?
Bariatric Advantage® was specifically developed for bariatric patients and can therefore be used from the age of 18. Patients under 18 years undergoing bariatric surgery may also use the Bariatric Advantage® range. Flavour: citrus, cherry, strawberry...
What should be taken after bariatric surgery to prevent or treat possible deficiencies?
One tablet or serving of Bariatric Advantage® Multi Powder and 1 to 3 tablets of Bariatric Advantage® Calcium Citrate provide the recommended daily allowance for vitamins and minerals and will help replenish any deficiencies before and after surgery. ...
Why take specific supplements and not standard supplements available in supermarkets?
Surgery has a significant impact on the body. Not only will the patient be able to eat less, he/she will also feel full faster. In addition, after a gastric bypass, the absorption of nutrients is limited because a portion of the small intestine is bypassed...
After eating I feel nauseous and very tired. Is that normal?
That is possible. You probably suffer from dumping syndrome. Dumping syndrome is a term collectively used for symptoms that occur immediately or a few hours after eating. These symptoms may occur after eating or drinking too fast, eating too large portions...
Is the Bariatric Advantage® range suitable for any type of surgery or does it distinguish between different types of surgery?
The Bariatric Advantage® range is suitable for any type of surgery. The dosage does not need to be adjusted according to the type of surgery. There is no risk of overdosing provided the recommended dosage is followed. Only in the case of a duodenal switch...
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Do the Bariatric Advantage® Multi chewable tablets also come in flavours other than cherry and citrus? I am looking for more variation.
The chewable tablets are available in cherry and citrus flavours. Besides, we also offer Bariatric Advantage® Multi Capsules.
I feel nauseous after taking Bariatric Advantage® Multi. Is that normal?
Do not take the tablet on an empty stomach, but preferably during or just after a meal.
Should the Bariatric Advantage® Multi and the Bariatric Advantage® Calcium Citrate chewable tablets be swallowed whole?
No, the tablets should be chewed into small pieces before being swallowed.
Can I take the calcium chewing tablets with multivitamins?
No, to ensure optimal absorption of all minerals, it’s preferable not to take the calcium chewing tablets along with multivitamins or Bariatrics Advantage Magnesium & Vitamin D. In order to ensure optimal absorption of all minerals, there should be an interval of at least 2 hours between ingestions. E.g. mornings, afternoons between meals and evenings before going to sleep.
Can i take the calcium tablets with an iron supplement?
No, to ensure optimal absorption of all minerals, it’s preferable not to take the calcium chewing tablets along with an iron supplement. In order to ensure optimal absorption of all minerals, there should be an interval of at least 2 hours between ingestions. E.g. mornings, afternoons between meals and evenings before going to sleep.
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