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A 56-year-old male asked:

Do vitamin b12 strips that dissolve in mouth result in better absorption as opposed to swallowing b12 pills for someone who is on ppi due to acid reflux?

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Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
That is dependent on several things. Can you absorb vitamin B12 in the stomach? Check for intrinsic factors. In general, I try dissoluble oral B12 when a patient cannot absorb B12 in the stomach
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