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A 40-year-old member asked:

When the sebutex pill is disovling under the tounge, is it safe to swallow juices?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
Safe? yes; Good? no: The company that makes this excellent product recommends nothing by mouth for 15 minutes, including juice, which is often sought after by patients due to the very unpleasant taste of the medication. Any medication that is washed down the throat will be wasted and ineffective. One needs the 15 minutes to give ample time for the medication to be absorbed directly into the blood via mouth lining.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 35 years experience
After 15 min: Manufacturer recommends waiting 15 min after pill for juices.
Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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