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What medications can I take after bariatric surgery?

Derek T. Nagle, MD
Surgery
After bariatric surgery, you will get a list from your doctor of which home medications to continue. You can take your medications whole, but take only one medication at a time and space your pills apart. Do not resume vitamins or minerals until instructed to do so which may not occur until your 2-week post op appointments.

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