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what is considered an empty stomach

A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Houghton
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Full stomach: Flomax (tamsulosin) should ideally be taken on a full stomach, 30 minutes after eating. Preferably after the same meal every day.

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A female asked:
Dr. Zach Patrick
13 years experience Emergency Medicine
No: Tamsulosin is meant to be taken 30 mins after the same meal everyday. Unless specified that you have to take without eating you can and should take me ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Hartman
39 years experience Dermatology
Yes: A much faster way to absorb the alcohol on an empty stomach. But why? Drunk faster and not recommended.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Should be fine as long as you dont feel weak or dizzy.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
37 years experience Holistic Medicine
It depends: Some medicines actually work best if taken without food. Follow instructions on the packaging and i f you are still not certain, consult your pharmaci ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
ABSOLUTELY: NONE! Except being "socially unacceptable due to your breath! (;
A 3-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Chocolate: It is not the most nutrious food for him to eat. He needs protein for growth
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Why do it?: Repeated purging exposes you to many health problems, including dental decay, salivary gland hypertrophy, gastritis, electrolyte problems, and many ma ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Zooker
17 years experience Sports Medicine
Depends on type: Depending on the type of workout, an empty stomach may not have much effect. You should experiment to see how you feel when exercising on an empty st ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: It is fine, but if you notice that you have heartburn or other symptoms after you do this, did you might consider eating it after other foods. Otherwi ... Read More

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