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Hi,

I am wondering if anyone else suspects that the post surgery weight loss Vitamins cause diarrhoea?

I had diarrhoea so many times right after surgery, but then I ran out of the vitamins and didn’t take them for four weeks and everything was totally fine...until I started the vitamins again yesterday and bam, today I had the runs again (at work out of all places, so humiliating haha).

Sorry to be so disgusting, but I need to know if anyone else has this problem?

Thank you.

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Are they a chewable or Gummy type of Vitamin? If so, perhaps it is the sweetener that is used in them, typically a sugar alcohol or sucralose, that are known to sometimes have that effect.

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On 08/14/2019 at 23:15, RickM said:



Are they a chewable or Gummy type of Vitamin? If so, perhaps it is the sweetener that is used in them, typically a sugar alcohol or sucralose, that are known to sometimes have that effect.


Hi Rick,

they are capsules I swallow whole, so I don’t believe there is Sorbitol in it. But it’s just an odd coincidence that it started again right after taking these Vitamins again..

I am thinking about quitting for a few days and see what happens and discussing it with the dietician next time, because this is very inconvenient and embarrassing hehe..

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