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.

Can i crush the calcium tablets into a powder and dissolve them in a liquid?

Yes, you can.

Is it necessary to supplement Bariatric Advantage® Multi with additional calcium?

It’s recommended to take additional calcium citrate alongside Bariatric Advantage® Multi. An additional 1200 mg, and preferably 1500 mg of calcium (3 chewable tablets), per day is recommended for maintaining strong bones and teeth.

Can calcium delay the effects of magnesium?

Yes, large amounts of calcium that’re taken simultaneously with magnesium can interfere with the absorption of magnesium. Thus, don’t take calcium chewable tablets and magnesium at the same time. For instance, take the magnesium tablets during a meal and the calcium chewable tablets between different meals. To ensure an optimal absorption of both minerals, it’s better to take them at least 2 hours apart.