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How do you counter act the malabsorption of gastric bypass to get the maximum benefit of the prescribed medication?

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Dr. Joseph Kuhn
Bariatrics

In brief: Meds absorb fine

Medications absorb in the small intestines quite easily following the gastric bypass.
Experience with a pill camera shows that many pills pass through a normal stomach in 10-15 minutes anyway. Therefore, your prescribed meds should absorb fine.

In brief: Meds absorb fine

Medications absorb in the small intestines quite easily following the gastric bypass.
Experience with a pill camera shows that many pills pass through a normal stomach in 10-15 minutes anyway. Therefore, your prescribed meds should absorb fine.
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
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Dr. Allen Seely
General Practice

In brief: USE LIQUID MEDS

Using liquid medications will allow the small bowel to absorb as much as possible and 'get maximum benefit'.

In brief: USE LIQUID MEDS

Using liquid medications will allow the small bowel to absorb as much as possible and 'get maximum benefit'.
Dr. Allen Seely
Dr. Allen Seely
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