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The most effective way to take flucloxaillin capsules? Will it be less effective if i'm on other medication & take it when i'm not on an empty stomach

The most effective way to take flucloxaillin capsules? Will it be less effective if i'm on other medication & take it when i'm not on an empty stomach

Flucloxacillin: It is best to take flucloxacillin 30 minutes before meals or 2 hours after for maximum absorption. It is also advisable not to co-administer at the same time with multivitamins containing minerals, calcium pills etc. Other drugs such as tetracycline and proton pump inhibitors may decrease its efficacy. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take both Epilim & Tegretol on an empty stomach? I take a higher night dose of both medications on an empty stomach at bedtime.

Is it ok to take both Epilim & Tegretol on an empty stomach? I take a higher night dose of both medications on an empty stomach at bedtime.

No restriction: You can take these medication on empty stomach. Always ask your doctor about the side effects you may have and how to take your medication. ...Read more

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It is compulsory to take antihypertensive drug empty stomach early morning?

It is compulsory to take antihypertensive drug empty stomach early morning?

No it is not compuls: No it is not compulsory.Bp drugs can be taken in the morning and at night and without regards to food.Only BP meds not to be taken at night are diuretis and those combination drugs containing diuretics. ...Read more

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I am taking ferrous sulfa. Drug 3x daily, and it says to take on an empty stomach.After i take this drug, how long later can I eat?I am anemic.

I am taking ferrous sulfa. Drug 3x daily, and it says to take on an empty stomach.After i take this drug, how long later can I eat?I am anemic.

Ferrous sulfate: This is best absorbed from an acid stomach environment. Take ferrous sulfate on an empty stomach, at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal. Avoid taking antacids or antibiotics within 2 hours before or after taking ferrous sulfate, and you can probably eat at about the same time. ...Read more

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Can i take liquor in an empty stomach?

Can i take liquor in an empty stomach?

Yes: A much faster way to absorb the alcohol on an empty stomach. But why? Drunk faster and not recommended. ...Read more

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Is it bad to take medicine on an empty stomach?

Is it bad to take medicine on an empty stomach?

It depends: Some medicines actually work best if taken without food. Follow instructions on the packaging and i f you are still not certain, consult your pharmacist or your prescribing doctor. ...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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What happens if you take trazodone on an empty stomach?

What happens if you take trazodone on an empty stomach?

You absorb less: Trazadone can be taken on an empty stomach, and often is when used as a sleep aid. The absorbtion is higher (you get more medication) if taken with food. See link: http://www.drugs.com/trazodone.html ...Read more

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Is it ok to take protein in empty stomach in mornings ?

Is it ok to take protein in empty stomach in mornings ?

Healthy breakfast.: With the understanding that breakfast is an important meal in your day, start generally with leaner and more energizing choices. Cereals rich with complex carbohydrates and fiber for sustained energy, with skim or 1% milk to keep it lighter. Low fat yogurt and fresh fruit. Egg whites and whole grain toast. Try to avoid fatty breakfast meats. Keep your proteins lean. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take naproxen on an empty stomach?

Is it ok to take naproxen on an empty stomach?

Yes: It is ok to take it on an empty stomach. If you develop an upset stomach at some point then you may consider taking with food or with a proton pump inhibitor. ...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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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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I was taking didtazem Er(CD} 240/24CaP now taking ER (EX) 240mg are they the same? says to take on an empty stomach I have been taking them with foo

I was taking didtazem Er(CD} 240/24CaP

now taking ER (EX) 240mg  are they the same? says to take on an empty stomach I have been taking them with foo

No problem with food: I can't find the form with CaP in combination, but the diltiazem ER is the same in both. The ER forms are long acting and can be taken without regard to food. Only the short-acting form needs to be taken on an empty stomach. ...Read more