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Crush Multivitamin Swallow
Liquid multivitamins: Try using liquid multivitamins or powdered mixes that you can drink. Chewable vitamins are also an option. ...Read more
If i dissolve a multivitamin pill in water and then drink it, will it absorb better than just swallowing the pill?
No. : Just take it. If you have a hard time swallowing it, get chewable. There are other forms, powders, but the bio-availability is the same. ...Read more
Is it ok to take one a day mens multivitamin with celexa (citalopram)? Also can you chew the vitamin or do you have to swallow it whole?
Is it ok if I want to swallow my multivitamins at the same time as 10 milligrams of Amlodopine (my high blood pressure medication)? Thank you
Can you half a multi vitamin such as centrum for women if it's too big to swallow at once? Thank you Dr.
Yes: you could use a pill cutter to cut it in half. Luckily it is not a medicine that is dangerous to split. Some versions are even scored. Either way, no problem. Finally remember to drink plenty of water and eat a diet rich in fruits and vegetables which contain all sorts of vitamins and minerals. ...Read more
Tablet yes cap no: There are two forms of Zoloft (sertraline). The capsule form cannot be crushed but the tablet form can. Your pharmacist may be able to make a liquid form for your son if the capsule is your only option. Be sure to follow the directions of his doctor for dosing adjustments and be sure to keep all appointments for follow up while he is being treated with this medication. ...Read more
Yes: Furosemide, aka lasix, (furosemide) is a diuretic used for removing excess fluid in persons with heart, blood pressure and/or kidney problems. It is supplied in immediate release tablets so there is no problem with crushing or chewing it. Meds in "time release" or "extended release" form can't be crushed, and are usually labelled as such. When in doubt, ask a pharmacist. ...Read more