OPTIFAST® Post Bariatric Chewable Vitamin and Mineral Supplement

OPTIFAST® Post Bariatric Chewable Vitamin and Mineral Supplement is rated 1.8 out of 5 by 17.
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Vitamin & Mineral Supplement - Just four chewable tablets provide at least 100% of the Daily Value for 22 vitamins and minerals including 200% or more of 8 key vitamins and minerals to help meet unique nutrient needs of the post-bariatric surgery patient.

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Optisource® Chewable Vitamin & Mineral Supplement is specially formulated to meet unique nutrient needs following bariatric surgery. Contains high levels of calcium, vitamin D, vitamin B12, iron, folic acid, thiamin, and zinc. No artificial color. Now with Calcium Citrate—a more absorbable form of calcium and the recommended form of calcium after bariatric surgery.

For optimal absorption, thoroughly chew 1 tablet 4 times daily, spaced evenly throughout the day. If you are pregnant or nursing a baby, contact your health care provider before using this product

Rated 1 out of 5 by from New formula has bitter taste I have used an Optisource vitamin for over a decade since my Doctor prescribed it. It has changed formulas twice before. A few weeks ago, I received a nice heads-up call that they were adding something and the formula would change for my upcoming auto-reorder. I asked if the taste would change since it changed last time and was a bit bitter. I was assured no change in taste. I have used this new formula of Optifast for over a week - and it leaves a terrible after taste. It is very unpleasant - and, as others have written, very disappointing. Why would I put myself through this twice a day for the full two bottles that came on my re-order. I add my voice to Nestle - please PLEASE PLEASE! restore the old taste. I can't believe you think this is the same flavor.
Date published: 2021-06-21
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Formula change. I had gastric bypass over 6 years ago and had taken Optisource from day one! Come on Nestle, why did you have to change things. The taste of the "new formula' is aweful!! I never had a taste left in my mouth from the previous formula!!! Also, now that the formula has changed I have to take yet another pill to replace the Fe that this new formula no longer provides!!! Don't fix what isn't broken!!!
Date published: 2021-06-16
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Reformulated from OptiSource to OptiFast... As an individual who had Gastric Bypass 12 years ago I used OptiSource as my post surgery supplement from the start. This is a necessary component after having this weight reduction surgery. Now, after 12 years of a pleasant and decent tasting (Orange flavored; Citrus according to Nestle) supplement I could tolerate daily, Nestle has changed its formula. They recently changed the product name to OptiFAST and the new formula provides an awful medicine taste while chewing them which then lasts for several minutes afterwards. The label still states a Citrus flavor yet there is no hint of this or an Orange flavor. Just medicine. If Nestle reads reviews of their products I am begging you...please, please, PLEASE!...return to your ORIGINAL FORMULA for the sake of the many people who need to take a supplement such as this!!! I will be researching for an alternative product now that you have created a product that I have to think of unfavorably and detest taking each day.
Date published: 2021-05-01
Rated 1 out of 5 by from New Formula=Awful taste I have been taking Optisource EVERY DAY since my surgery 3 years ago. I actually liked the taste. I ordered a bottle on Amazon and it was replaced with the new formula, OptiFast. I am now out of that bottle and will NOT be ordering more! They taste awful and Since I have to tolerate these twice a day, I MUST like them! I am switching to another product until the old flavor is back.
Date published: 2021-05-21
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Flavor is nasty I have to take these the rest of my life for the love of all that is holy go back to the original flavor. The new flavor is beyond disgusting.
Date published: 2021-05-21
Rated 1 out of 5 by from So Disappointed. I have been taking Optisource vitamins for more then 3.5years this new product is not just a label change. I am so upset and upset because I found something that worked for me post bariatric surgery and that is now gone. These taste horrible. I am not happy with the change and hope I can find a new product that works for me because this is not it.
Date published: 2021-05-22
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Why?!! Why did you change taste of Optisource vitamins? The new optifast taste like opticrud! The change is terrible. Please go back to old formula.. keep name change, but make what is already a huge pill to chew at least bearable.
Date published: 2021-06-22
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Ughhhhhh! The taste though I've been taking optisource bariatric vitamins for 6 years. I tried many different vitamins immediately post surgery and finally found one I could take for the rest of my life. Why in the world would Nestlé change a product that had no problems to begin with. I can NOT stomach the new taste. Please please please change it back Nestlé!
Date published: 2021-07-19
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Calcium Citrate, Sugar, Calcium Phosphate, Magnesium Oxide, Cellulose Gel, Hydroxypropyl Cellulose, And Less Than 2% Of Maltodextrin, Modified Cornstarch, Magnesium Stearate, Citric Acid, Sodium Ascorbate, Ascorbic Acid, D-Alpha Tocopherol Acetate, Natural And Artificial Flavor, Zinc Oxide, Acesulfame Potassium, Niacinamide, Thiamine Mononitrate, Manganese Sulfate, Calcium Pantothenate, Cupric Oxide, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Beta-Carotene, Riboflavin, Vitamin A Acetate, Dl-Alpha Tocopheryl Acetate, Sodium Acetate, Cyanocobalamin, Folic Acid, Potassium Iodide, Phytonadione, Sodium Molybdate, Chromium Chloride, Vitamin D3, Sodium Selenate, Biotin