Gastric bypass patients of Dr. Swanepoel and Dr. Potgieter, please note the following amendment to your daily supplement regime  (valid from Stage 3 post-op). ‘Calcium Citrate D’  (Georen Pharmaceuticals)  is now being recommended as you daily calcium supplement – to replace any calcium product used up until now.  Use  5 ml effervescent granules TWICE daily in a little water.  Allow bubbles to escape.   Preferably use  between meals and not together with an iron supplement.  This product is available at Dis-Chem pharmacies and at most other pharmacies, as well as at some larger branches of Clicks.  Please contact me if you have problems obtaining this product.


Judy Kotze