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Vitamin B12 Patches
Question: Do vitamin B12 patches, like those from PatchMD, really work?
Answer: Patches containing vitamin B12, such as those from PatchMD and Vita Sciences, are often promoted as an alternative to oral B12 supplements for people who have trouble swallowing pills or have difficulty absorbing B12 — which would include older adults, people who take medication to reduce stomach acid, or people who have had gastric bypass surgery. We looked into the research behind these patches. Find out if they are truly a better alternative in our full answer >>