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Crush Multivitamin Swallow
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
Liquid multivitamins: Try using liquid multivitamins or powdered mixes that you can drink. Chewable vitamins are also an option. ...Read more
Is it ok to take one a day mens multivitamin with celexa? 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
What happens if I crush up multivitamins and put them in my hair, will it help hairgrowth/health or anything like that?
Depends on the drug: Not all medications can be crushed - in some cases it can be dangerous. Check with the pharmacist first. If it is safe to crush then the only difference is your preference in swallowing a pill vs a crushed medication. ...Read more
Not always: Some pill formulations have time release mechanisms built in that could be negated by crushing, causing too much drug to be absorbed at once. Best to follow directions and take pills whole. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
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