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 Bariatric Advantage® Zinc be combined with the daily Bariatric Advantage® Multi?

Yes, after bariatric surgery zinc deficiency often occurs. The combination is safe and often recommended.

The multi-powder is no longer available.

As an alternative, we offer either chewable tablets that you can chew into small pieces or capsules that you can take with a little water. If you have difficulty swallowing capsules, you can open them and mix them into a meal.

Is Bariatric Advantage Multi Citrus still available?

No, it is no longer available and has been replaced by Bariatric Advantage Multi with a fresh lemon flavor. In addition to reviewing the taste, we have also optimized the formula according to the latest international bariatric guidelines.

What are the benefits of Bariatric Advantage® Multi Capsules?

The benefits of Bariatric Advantage® Multi Capsules are that 2 capsules a day are sufficient to meet your daily required intake of vitamins and minerals. Moreover, you don’t need to chew the capsules, for they can be easily swallowed with a sip of water.

How should I take Bariatric Advantage® Multi Capsules?

Don’t take the capsules on an empty stomach, but do so during a meal. Spread the intake over 2 meals (breakfast and/or lunch and/or supper). 

How should I take Bariatric Advantage® Multi Chewable Tablets?

Don’t take the chewable tablets on an empty stomach. Bite the chewable tablets into pieces and swallow all of it after proper chewing. 

I have trouble swallowing capsules, what can I do?

You may find it easier to take the capsules by opening a capsule and mixing its powder into a small portion of your meal.

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.

Does Bariatric Advantage® have multivitamin supplements without iron?

The amount of iron in Bariatric Advantage® Multi Capsules/Chewable Tablets is in accordance with international bariatric guidelines. Bariatric Advantage® Multi Chewable Tablets contain only 18 mg of iron and a daily intake of Bariatric Advantage® Multi Capsules contains 28 mg of iron. 

Does Bariatric Advantage® have multivitamin supplements without iodine?

Bariatric Advantage® Multi Capsules/Chewable Tablets contain iodine, i.e. 150 µg of iodine per chewable tablet or per 2 capsules. Nutritionists generally recommend that healthy adults take 100-200 µg of iodine per day.

As you’ve undergone stomach surgery, you can’t digest as much food as before. As a result, iodine intake through food is significantly reduced.

People who suffer from hypothyroidism and are being treated with L-thyroxine can take this multivitamin as well. If in doubt, please consult your treating doctor.