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Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more


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I regrettably ate dinner late, ate 7:30 pm - how long do I have to wait for my stomach to empty so I can take my ambien CR?

I regrettably ate dinner late, ate 7:30 pm - how long do I have to wait for my stomach to empty so I can take my ambien CR?

2 hours: Normal gastric empty time is 2 hours post meal. Hi fat and GI motility issues aside, this should be fine. The food just delays absorption so drug would have less effect inducing sleep ...Read more

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I finally broke down and asked for Ambien (zolpidem) I took it on a empty stomach 10mg and did absolutely nothing? Insomnia is taking over my life

I finally broke down and asked for Ambien (zolpidem) I took it on a empty stomach 10mg and did absolutely nothing? Insomnia is taking over my life

Sleep hygiene: 1. Keep a regular bedtime & wakening time (to include weekends). Get up the same time each day, regardless of what time you fell asleep.
2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine. Relaxing rituals prior to bedtime many include a warm bath or shower, aroma therapy, reading, or listening to gentle music.
3. Sleep in a dark, quiet, cool room on comfortable mattress & pillows. ...Read more

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Chronic constipation and Shy-Dragar syndrome in a 41 yr old woman.....?

Chronic constipation and Shy-Dragar syndrome in a 41 yr old woman.....?

Severe Constipation: The cause of this patient's constipation is partly due to Shy Dragar Syndrome and partly due to the meds she has been on. She is taking Dilauded and may be some others as well. Lizess is being given and not helping along with laxatives. I will add Movantik to counter the effect of dilauded. Modification of diet.high fiber, stool softners, and plenty of fluids. For Hypotension may need more salt in the food. The abdominal pain may be secondary to severe constipation. Suggest nutritional consult. Also suggest shared informations by all treating specialists. Gi.Rheumatologist and any others have to be in communication about this patient. And at some stage if the Dilauded can be tapered and discontinue, that will definitely help the constipation and the pain as well ...Read more

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What are the benefits of eating garlic on an empty stomach?

What are the benefits of eating garlic on an empty stomach?

Garlic: I know of no benefit of eating garlic on an empty stomach. In fact it likely would make you feel bad, at least those around you would feel bad. ...Read more

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Does empty stomach worsens gastrtis?

Does empty stomach worsens gastrtis?

It can: Make sure it's just gastritis. Get endoscopy to make sure there isn't something else going on. An upper GI can also be helpful. There are medications such as antibiotics and antireflux and antacid medications that may also help. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can glumetza be taken on an empty stomach?

Can glumetza be taken on an empty stomach?

Possibly, but: Generally recommended to be taken with evening meal. Although low blood sugar levels r uncommon with metformin, can occur with strenuous activity or insufficient food intake or if being taken with other diabetes meds that r more often associated w/ hypoglycemia. ...Read more

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Can one take postinor 2 on an empty stomach?

Can one take postinor 2 on an empty stomach?

Sure: You can do that or you can eat something first if you prefer. ...Read more

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Should fampyra be taken on an empty stomach?

Should fampyra be taken on an empty stomach?

? Ampyra (dalfampridine): You could use with or without food twice daily, but some patients do have mild GI upset. Hopefully drug will assist. Note you do not list your meds, and not clear if you have been diagnosed as secondary progressive. Might discuss management with your neurologist, as multiple interventions may help. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take coq10 on an empty stomach?

Is it okay to take coq10 on an empty stomach?

Why not?: Coenzyme Q10 is similar to a vitamin & is made in your body. Your cells use it to produce energy for cell growth & maintenance. It also functions as an antioxidant. Can be found in many foods, but is high in organ meats (heart, liver, kidne)y, beef, soy oil, sardines, mackerel, peanuts. (See: http://www. Webmd. Com/heart-disease/heart-failure/tc/coenzyme-q10-topic-overview) ...Read more

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Taking "Amcard At" in empty stomach is risky?

Taking "Amcard At" in empty stomach is risky?

Atenolol: Is to be taken on an empty stomach. Amcard seems to be the Atenolol brand in India. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take a pain killer on empty stomach?

Is it okay to take a pain killer on empty stomach?

Yes: But there is a chance of increased nausea as as side effect. ...Read more

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Is it bad to take caffeine pills on an empty stomach?

Is it bad to take caffeine pills on an empty stomach?

Caffeine pills: Can reportedly be taken with food or on an empty stomach. ...Read more

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What would happen if I took pain killer on empty stomach?

What would happen if I took pain killer on empty stomach?

Depends on Med: Painkillers generally involve narcotics &/or anti-inflammatories (NSAIDS) or acetominophen. On an empty stomach, these may be absorbed more quickly BUT, NSAIDS can cause stomach irritation, gastritis, ulceration.Narcotics slow down the bowel, so constipation may be enhanced with bloating & discomfort. Be cautious when taking any of these, esp. NSAIDS without food. ...Read more

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Can termeric be taken empty stomach and can it be taken raw?

Can termeric be taken empty stomach and can it be taken raw?

Yes and yes but...: Turmeric is perfectly fine to take on an empty stomach but some people might have stomach upset with it, in which case you should take it with food. It can be taken raw, but is better absorbed when combined with oils & fats. Curcumin is an important component. Meriva is a patented curcumin extract which is combined with phosphotidylcholine & is up to 26 times better absorbed than plain curcumin. ...Read more

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Help please! Is coffee on an empty stomach really bad for you?

Help please! Is coffee on an empty stomach really bad for you?

Unlikely: This circumstance will make the absorption of the caffeine faster and might irritate the stomach a little but it is not truly "bad" for you. ...Read more

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Is there any truth about eating fruits only on an empty stomach?

Is there any truth about eating fruits only on an empty stomach?

Not really: No there is no truth and you can eat fruit anytime without relation to empty or full stomach. ...Read more

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What do you do after almost fainting running on an empty stomach?

What do you do after almost fainting running on an empty stomach?

Drink: I would recommend drinking gatorade or such and cooling off. It is generally dehydration that causes many symptoms. You shouldn't run on a full stomach, but not while fasting either. If symptoms occur often a medical evaluation is needed. ...Read more

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Is it good to eat just two apples empty stomach every morning only?

Add some protein: Breakfast is an important time to get your body's 'furnace' stoked with the proper fuel, so even though two apples will fill you up, having a more balanced breakfast with fiber, protein, and less saturated fats as well as carbs will make you feel awesome until the next mark, lunch. If you need help with the meal planning, check out a nutritionist for some ideas based on your age and lifestyle ...Read more

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What happens if a person drinks a lot of alcohol on an empty stomach?

What happens if a person drinks a lot of alcohol on an empty stomach?

Faster absorption: Alcohol on empty stomach will yield faster absorption. Drinking a lot on an empty stomach is not a good idea since your level of intoxication may exceed your expectation very rapidly. ...Read more

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What will happen when we eat spicy noodles in empty stomach everyday?

What will happen when we eat spicy noodles in empty stomach everyday?

As opposed to...: ...consuming them on a full stomach? Its all about your overall nutrition--I hope your diet is better balanced than just eating spicy noodles every day. Enjoy the noodles in moderation if tolerated, but add whole grains, fresh fruits/vegetables, minimize alcohol please, & allow yourself to explore new foods to broaden your preferences. ...Read more

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What is the reason for excessive wind even if you are empty stomach?

What is the reason for excessive wind even if you are empty stomach?

Intestinal bacteria: The food you eat empties out of your stomach in about 2 hours. However, you have a very long segment of small intestine where digestion takes place. Bacteria live here and even more so in the large intestine. The bacteria use any "leftovers" that you don't digest and absorb. One of the by products of bacterial digestion is gas. ...Read more

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Is it healthy to dribk a cup of water each. Morning on an empty stomach?

Is it healthy to dribk a cup of water each. Morning on an empty stomach?

See below: It depends on who you ask. It is good to drink water in general, however there is no proven benefits of drinking water in morning on an empty stomach in particular. ...Read more

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My toddler is sick and not eating. Can I give her meds on an empty stomach?

My toddler is sick and not eating. Can I give her meds on an empty stomach?

No food and meds: Most medications can be given on an empty stomach, but some are recommended to be given with food to help prevent stomach upset or diarrhea. Some antibiotics and ibuprofen are two examples. ...Read more

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My blood glucoze level is 115 in empty stomach in the morning. What does it mean.?

Impaired fasting gl: IFG (impaired fasting Glucose) is a type of "PRE diabetes." Type 2 Diabetes can be diagnosed with 2 fasting Glucose levels over 126. The normal fasting levels at most labs is 70-100, so the range of 101-125 is a "grey Zone." You need to watch your diet with decreased carbs and sweets, exercise, and be followed regularly by your Dr. Best wishes ...Read more

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How long should the last meal be for pills required to be taken on a "empty stomach"?

How to take meds: Best to take one hour before a meal or 3-4 hours after meals. ...Read more

Ambien (Definition)

Zolpidem is a sleep-inducer which is a kind of ...Read more