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Calcium and Vitamin D

Indication

Following a sleeve Gastrectomy
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Brand:

Calcichew D3 Forte ®

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Commissioning responsibility:

CCG

PbR excluded:

No

BNF chapter:
Blood and Nutrition

Background

NHS patients should be directed to purchase iron and calcium and vitamin D supplements over the counter (OTC) postbariatric surgery if they have had a sleeve gastrectomy (postoperative risk of impaired absorption is low)

Recommendation

LSCMMG Recommendation:

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Reason for decision:

Not recommended for prescribing on the NHS in Lancashire & South Cumbria

Decisions of Lancashire local decision making groups

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Pending
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Last Updated: 01 - Mar - 2017