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Hi y’all!
I’m about 3 weeks post op and it’s been going pretty well. I did have a question - I have to take my meds with food but I need Water to take them. How do I do that and still accomplish the not drinking with a meal? I’ve been trying to just do minimal sips. If I take without food I get really sick. Any advice?

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This is a great question!
Are crackers enough? I always take my meds about 30 min after I eat but I don’t have to worry about eating when I take them.
I would definitely call your Dr to see what they suggest & then let us know what they say!

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Definitely get the food in beforehand if you would be sick without that. Then swallow your meds with the minimum possible amount of Water? It does get better really quickly I promise.

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i just take a few sips when i take meds if i am going to eat soon after..

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I would ask your doctor if taking it right when the thirty minutes after eating is up. i feel like the thirty minute window should be plenty close enough for it to still count as being close to when you ate. but im not a medical professional

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I only worry about it with the Multivitamin because I hear it makes a lot of people sick to take them on an empty stomach. (Even people who haven't had WLS) I have never risked it so I don't know if it would make me sick or not.

However, I drink a shake every morning for Breakfast so I just take them with the shake.

Once in a while (usually a weekend) I eat an actual breakfast. So, about 10 min before I am going to eat I take the Vitamins with just enough Water to swallow them and then eat. This is a small enough time I don't think it would make you sick. But again, I never tried without food so I may just be one of those people that vitamins don't bother.

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Sips should be fine, I was given sips the day of surgery and after even when I wasnt supposed to have liquids, the nurse said a sip to make it go down is good

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