A 19-year-old female asked:
Hi! i absolutely cannot swallow pills so my question is essentially, can i break open a capsule of vitamin b5 and just put the powder into water? nothing on the bottle says anything about the release so i wanted to make sure! thank you in advance:?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Gurmukh Singhanswered
Pathology 51 years experience
Why are you taking vitamin B5, Pantothenic acid. If you are eating a usual diet, you do not deficiency of this vitamin. If a doctor prescribed it, talk to her/him. For healthy diet: http://www.choosemyplate.gov/., exercise 30 minutes/day, drink enough water daily so your urine is mostly colorless, have safe sex, no tobacco alcohol weed or street drugs.
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Answered May 14, 2022
Last updated May 14, 2022
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