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paul.fr

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medications to be taken with food.
« on: 01/08/2007 22:37:00 »
Why do you have to take some medication either with food, or an hour before. Why does this matter?


 

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medications to be taken with food.
« Reply #1 on: 01/08/2007 23:00:06 »
So it does not irritate your stomach the food coats your stomach when the particular pill is rather harsh on sensitive stomach tissue. Some are just better digested I think with food. sort of the same reason.. Perhaps some are more effective alone also!
 

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medications to be taken with food.
« Reply #2 on: 01/08/2007 23:36:22 »
Also, food might stimulate digestive juices that might help absorb the pill.
 

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