All Bariatric Surgery patients must:
- Stay on vitamins and minerals.
- Abstain from smoking or any other tobacco or nicotine products
- Seek medical attention if you are not able to drink and keep down at least 32 ounces of fluid per day
All Gastric Bypass patients must:
- Avoid NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs). No more than two days in two weeks. One aspirin daily, if recommended by a physician for cardiovascular risk, is OK.