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Has anyone tried vitamin patches and if so, have you used it long enough to get your levels tested? I have been using the Patch MD Multivitamin Patches the last few weeks and have started getting very tired and sleeping way more than usual. My vision is also a little off (nothing major but I need to use glasses to read on my tablet , which I typically had no problem reading). I have my 3-month post open this Thursday, but have not gotten any blood work yet. It could just be a coincidence, but my gut feeling is that for the last few weeks I was not getting any Vitamins from the patch. Anyone have any similar or different experiences?

Fyi I have reordered my usual MD recommended vitamins and have taken separate higher dose bilingual B12 an folate. I'm also back on my usual double dose of calcium chews and liquid Iron. I've just started back on the usual vitamins so it's too early to tell if that corrects my situation.

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My surgeon started me on vitamin patches pre surgery and I have used them every day since. I am 11 months post op and my levels tested normal. They did put me on extra Vitamin D and B12, but they were just in the low normal range. I have never added any Iron or Calcium but I did have the sleeve, not the bypass. I hate large pills and love the Multivitamin patch!

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My NUT does not believe they deliver what they claim. I take the Nutrametrix Isotonic Multivitamins and Calcium that you mix with Water. 95% of the Vitamins are absorbed.

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I have been using them for over 6 months and just ended my 2nd raft of blood tests.

Everything for me is 100% levels.

Note: I also have less restriction than many that had RNY, and can eat whatever I choose, and no problems with any types of foods, so have no issue with keeping my calories up and focused on key nutrition. (I avg 2000 cals a day, due to the levels of my workouts)

For others that have more restrictions, and eat very low calories a day, they may not be enough.

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