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Has anyone tried vitamin patches? What has your experience been?

I'm having a hard time taking my supplements as they make me sick to my stomach...I just heard about the Patches and am considering trying those. I would love to hear anyone with experience with the patches.

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Has anyone tried vitamin patches? What has your experience been?
I'm having a hard time taking my supplements as they make me sick to my stomach...I just heard about the Patches and am considering trying those. I would love to hear anyone with experience with the Patches.
Thanks!
I am trying Patch MD. However, last night I noticed the zinc and selenium were low. One of my doctor suggestions is NutraMetrix. It is a liquid you take one a day and I add an Iron and Biotin patch.

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I met with my surgeon today and discussed the Vitamin Patch. He does have concerns overall about their absorption. However, since I had the sleeve he explained that absorption issues are not really an issue as with a patient who has had gastric bypass. Plus he said that the patch should be better than nothing (which is where I am right now). He will run blood work in three months to check. He also said at that point if my labs come back good that he will put me on a good prenatal Vitamin and that should be all I'll need moving forward.

So I'm going to try the patch and ordering it today.

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I met with my surgeon today and discussed the Vitamin Patch. He does have concerns overall about their absorption. However, since I had the sleeve he explained that absorption issues are not really an issue as with a patient who has had gastric bypass. Plus he said that the patch should be better than nothing (which is where I am right now). He will run blood work in three months to check. He also said at that point if my labs come back good that he will put me on a good prenatal Vitamin and that should be all I'll need moving forward.
So I'm going to try the patch and ordering it today.
I am trying Patch MD. However, last night I noticed the zinc and selenium were low. One of my doctor suggestions is NutraMetrix. It is a liquid you take one a day and I add an Iron and Biotin patch.

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I started with the Patches. There are mixed reviews about how effective they are. I can't attest to the effectiveness because I had to stop them shortly after surgery. I developed a sensitivity to the adhesive within a week or 2 after surgery.

It took me nearly 2 months to figure out what Vitamins to take and when. I felt like it was a bit of "trial and error". For me, I have to take my multi with food. If I don't, I get nauseated.

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