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Does Chewing A Tablet Reduce Its Effect
I swallowed by birth control pill, right after swallowing chewing gum. Would this reduce it's efficiency?
Yes: Yes.Get a more detailed answer ›
May not be advised : Most medications are meant to be taken as directed. The mechanism behind the release , metabolism and blood level of the drug can depend on its design which can include the coating and form among other things . For some medications cutting, crushing or chewing can destroy the active drug and for others it may cause too rapid & too high blood levels.Please check with your doc &/or pharmacist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: opinion is that is not healthy to chew tobacco. ...Read more
Two Types: They make two types so it depends on which one you have. The regular ones should be swallowed and the orange "chewable" ones should obviously be chewed. ...Read more
I have shoulder pain sometimes, should i take surbex z tablet ,and is it possible to chew that tablet?
I'm 18 and im wondering if I can take nature made magnesium tablets and I wonder do I chew or swallow?
Swallow: swallow and take with food and water. ...Read more
I've recently begun taking Minastrin 24 fe chewable tablets. I was wondering if choosing to swallow them whole is as effective as chewing. Thank you. ?
Yes: They work equally well taken either way ...Read more
I am 17 weeks 1st time pregnant. Can i take ferfix-fa with little water. Its chewing tablets .I can't chew them?
Sure: That would be fine.Get a more detailed answer ›
What to do if I cannot swallow pills and I was wondering if it'd be okay to chew a pramipexole 0.25 mg tablet?
If someone has symptoms of a stroke or TIA is it better to chew a 300mg aspirin tablet or a 500mcg gnt tablet before the ambulance arrives?
Would not recommend: Best not to use any agent which affects blood coagulation prior to er visit, as this could prevent the doctors giving you the one agent which may help reverse the stroke, and that is tpa, (alteplase) thromboplastin activator. Combination of such blood coag products can clearly increase risk of intracranial hemorrhage. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Our 7 mo old is struggling with pain from teething. We tried cold chew toys. Are natural teething tablets (Hylands) safe? Effective? Others remedies?
I have taken Zoloft (sertraline) tablets (powder variety) for more thanthree years. I have trouble swallowing and i often bite/halfthem as they are scored in the middle. Is it okay to chew orhalf the tablets?
Can i take an asprin for a pain? How much is ok? My mom has tablets that are 325 mg each, is that fine to just chew one ? Im 19 & don't have a virus
Yes: Aspirin is a good medication to relieve pain and inflammation. I would however not recommend chewing it, that is typically reserved for patients having heart attacks. The one thing is that it probably not a good medication to take chronically since it has very high potential for GI upset/bleeding. Other anti-inflammatories more appropriate to take longer are advil/ibuprofen or aleve/naproxyn. ...Read more
What are the little chewable tablet the dentist would give you to chew after your brushed your teeth?
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