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Turmeric Capsules On An Empty Stomach
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
Before or after: It is best to take flucloxacillin 30 minutes before meals or 2 hours after for maximum absorption. ...Read more
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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