Top 20 Doctor insights on: Turmeric capsules on an empty stomach

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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

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

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Can fennel seeds burn your mouth and tongue or is it the turmeric in my tea? I think it's fennel, they are natural cultural remedy for gasey stomach.

Can fennel seeds burn your mouth and tongue or is it the turmeric in my tea? I think it's fennel, they are natural cultural remedy for gasey stomach.

Foeniculum vulgare: Precautions /risks when taking fennel (foeniculum vulgare): avoid in pregnancy or small children; avoid if allergic or known celery allergy; check sugar content if diabetic. Folk uses: dyspepsia, fullness, flatulence, stimulates GI motility or antispasmodic in high doses; secretolytic action in respiratory tract. It is always best to see your doctor however rather than self medicate ; suffer. ...Read more

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500mg flucloxacillin capsules, one tablet four times a day on empty stomach…how much time in between each tablet? 16 years old.

500mg flucloxacillin capsules, one tablet four times a day on empty stomach…how much time in between each tablet? 16 years old.

Divide: Figure out your awake hours and divide by 4 pills. An example : 7 am, noon, 5 pm and 10 pm. Remember to take them before meals so they are on empty stomach. ...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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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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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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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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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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Cefixime on empty stomach?

Cefixime on empty stomach?

Should be OK: But sometimes taking antibiotics on an empty stomach produces more GI side-effects than when taken with food. Will affect absorption negatively with food, but generally not significantly. If you can tolerate it without food that is a better decision. ...Read more

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Reason of taking mtx on empty stomach?

Reason of taking mtx on empty stomach?

Absorption: Some claim that food can interfere with mtx absorption but I have read numerous articles to say that mtx can be taken with food. The usual case is that higher doses (chemotherapy) are usually taken on an empty stomach and lower doses (such as those used in rheumatoid arthritis) can be taken with or without food. ...Read more

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Can I drink colchicine on empty stomach?

Can I drink colchicine on empty stomach?

Yes: You can swallow Colchicine with water on empty stomach. Diarrhea could occur if doses are high. ...Read more

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Should slim tea be taken in empty stomach?

Should slim tea be taken in empty stomach?

Don't "detox"!!!: This has been addressed many times on Healthtap, & the repeated answer is: don't cleanse! It doen't matter whether the snake oil (sorry "detox cleanse") you choose is "organic" or not--there is no enduring value to "cleansing" the liver or colon. Rather, there is considerable risk to your health. What are your supposed toxins? Pull prior healthtap answers on this subject & please don't cleanse! ...Read more

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Is it good to eat cashew nuts empty stomach?

Is it good to eat cashew nuts empty stomach?

Nuts empty stomach: Shouldn't cause you any discomfort. Continue to eat a balanced meal and follow up with your primary care physician for any further questions. ...Read more

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Green tea on empty stomach. Is it good or bad??

Green tea on empty stomach. Is it good or bad??

Neither good or bad: Green tea can be taken on a full or empty stomach with no ill effects. Drink the tea when you feel you want it. ...Read more

Tumeric (Definition)

Turmeric (curcuma longa) is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant of ...Read more