Can I take medicines after a band over bypass procedure?

Your doctor will be able to answer this question based on your general health and the medications you require.

Although medicine absorption is not altered after band over bypass, you might find it difficult to tolerate certain medicines. Your doctor will talk to you about your medication before and after the procedure.

Some medications such as non-steroid anti-inflammatory drugs can irritate the stomach pouch following a weight loss procedure. Your doctor will tell you what alternatives you can use in order to treat inflammation.

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