NSAIDS

Natural Anti-Inflammatories

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Since gastric bypass patients are typically advised against taking NSAIDS (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) due to the risk of ulcers, some patients are interesting in trying some natural anti-inflammatories instead.  Natural anti-inflammatories don’t carry the same risk of ulcers as NSAIDS, …Continue reading →

Dealing with Pain When You Can’t Take NSAIDS

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Gastric bypass patients are typically advised to avoid NSAIDS due to the risk of ulcers.  It’s important to understand that taking NSAIDS increases your risk of ulcers no matter how you take them; it doesn’t matter if you take them …Continue reading →

Hospital Stays after Gastric Bypass Surgery

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I’m not talking about the day or two you will stay in the hospital immediately following your gastric bypass surgery, but future hospitalizations that may be needed.  Perhaps you will have a baby, or need to be hospitalized for something …Continue reading →

Why We Can’t Take NSAIDS

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Most docs tell patients not to take NSAIDS (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) after RNY but they don’t always explain why. NSAIDS put you at risk for ulcers. They do that to everyone, not just RNY folks.  But ulcers are particularly dangerous …Continue reading →

Medications after Gastric Bypass Surgery

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Here are links to some articles I’ve written, published on Yahoo Voices, about taking medication after gastric bypass surgery, including non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS). Use of NSAIDS in Gastric Bypass Patients http://voices.yahoo.com/use-nsaids-gastric-bypass-patients-8148532.html?cat=5 List of NSAIDS that Gastric Bypass Patients Should …Continue reading →