A member asked:

I was taking my medicine and it fell on dirty floor.i took it without washing. what will happen?

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Dr. Sue Ferranti answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

It is very likely nothing will happen. THe acid in the stomach will kill any organisms that might have even on the pill. Good luck to you!

Answered 9/12/2023

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Dr. Clarence Grim answered

Specializes in Endocrinology

Probably nothing depending on what was in the dirt. Time will tell. I always brush it off a bit.

Answered 9/13/2023

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