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I didn't get gastric bypass (sleeved), but I was taking pills immediately after surgery in the hospital. My pain med is also a pill, as is my acid med they gave me. It's a little more difficult, but it's not too bad.

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4-3 days. I tried Crushing them & mixing with applause but I couldn’t handle the taste! It was nasty!

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As soon as I got home from the hospital, Day #3 post-op. Haven't had any trouble with them.

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10 hours ago, anonbaribabe said:

I didn't get gastric bypass (sleeved), but I was taking pills immediately after surgery in the hospital. My pain med is also a pill, as is my acid med they gave me. It's a little more difficult, but it's not too bad.

Same for me, but I've had both sleeve and bypass.

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Was taking oral medications post-op, the day of my surgery. I am now one month post-op and the first pills of the day are difficult to get down and sometimes painful.

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they gave them to me in the hospital same day as surgery.

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I was downing horse pills right after my surgery. Never considered crushing or doing the applesauce thing. If you feel any resistance by your body, go to Plan B (crushing, etc.) Otherwise, carry on... you'll be fine. Others here have taken their pills without modifying them post-surgery.

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