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Compare Vitamins*minerals*supplements. What Does Everyone Else Take?

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Lap Band Surgery Date - Feb. 24, 2012


I was just wondering if we all take the same Vitamins, Minerals and Supplements since we all have had the same surgery. I would like to compare and just see if we all are taking the same ones.


This is a list of what I take everyday.

1. Multi Vitamins - chewable 1 a day adults or 2 a day childrens.

2. Calcium Supplement - 1 Tums 2x a day for total of at least 1000mg a day for 8 weeks then 1 a day.

3. Prenatal Vitamins - 1 chewable a day

4. Biotin - 2000 - 2400 mcg per day (crushed and take with applesauce)

5. Vitamin B-12 - 1000 mcg sublingual tabs 2 times a day

6. Replesta - I tablet a week for 8 weeks then 1 tablet a month (Medical Food Vitamin D3)

7. B-12 - Nasal spray one dose once a week.

8. Calcium Citrate - 2 times a day total of 1500 mg (starting April 13)

9. Protein - High protein diet and supplement at least 20 grams daily


I also have to drink at least 64 oz. of water daily. ( I'm not getting enough water but trying hard)



This is everything I take on a daily and weekly basis. Please respond and let me know what you all have to take.



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i take a chewable multivitamin, 60-80 grams of protein, and supposed to drink 64 ozs of water...also having probs with the water intake...were all of your vits and supplements recommended by your doc? i was banded 2-12-12

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I take a chewable vitamin and a Viactive calcium chew everyday. I also take a 1000 mg Biotin each day. Other than that, I just make sure I am getting plenty of protein.

Pray you are doing well!!!


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I think I am healthier now than I have ever been. I have always just ate one meal a day and didn't take any vitamins or anything and now I feel great. I have so much energy and just feel alive.The vitamins make a huge difference I know after my surgery I was supposed to take it easy for about 6 weeks but man I just couldn't. It was like 3 1/2 weeks and I was outside tilling making me a garden. I guess I didn't do any damage because so far so good. The only liquid I drink is water but I only drink like 1 or 2 16.9 oz. bottles a day. (trying to drink more) Before I had lapband surgery, I always had a pepsi. No matter what I was doing I always had to have a pepsi or coke in my hand. When I stopped drinking pepsi and coke before my pre-op, I have not had the desire to drink anything but water. I can't believe it because I was so addicted to drinks. (Thank Goodness). I think I would loose weight a little faster if I would drink more water but I am stil happy with how my weight loss is going right now. Good Luck to Everyone, I wish you all the best weight loss!

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