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Doctor insights on: Why Take L Glutamine On An Empty Stomach

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I have fibromyalgia and IBS and have been taking l-glutamine powder for 5 days. I've gained 1, 5kgs and my stomach hurts, should I stop? I'm 22, female

I have fibromyalgia and IBS and have been taking l-glutamine powder for 5 days. I've gained 1, 5kgs and my stomach hurts, should I stop? I'm 22, female

Glutamine powder: Is supposed to help improve your immune system health but there is no scientific studies proving that it works and at what dosage. So people tend to think if 1 gram helps, 1 kg of it must help 1000 times. Of course it doesn't work like that, but there is no actual guide in how much is enough. So people get fooled into buying large amounts of this supplement without having a clue how to take it. ...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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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 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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Is it okay to take a pain killer on empty stomach?

Is it okay to take a pain killer on empty stomach?

Yes: But there is a chance of increased nausea as as side effect. ...Read more

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Is it bad to take caffeine pills on an empty stomach?

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

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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?

No: It is more likely to cause serious GI irritation if taken on an empty stomach. ...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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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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Are u supposed to take amino acids on an empty stomach?

Are u supposed to take amino acids on an empty stomach?

Better with food.: As amino acids are a food product, derived from protein of course, they'd be better absorbed if taken with food. ...Read more

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What happens if you take a heavy laxative pill on an empty stomach? :/

Cramping: If you take a laxative on an empty stomach you will likely get a lot of stomach cramping and maybe diarrhea. ...Read more

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When is the best time to take Lexapro (escitalopram) 10 mg morning or night and should you take it on an empty stomach?

When is the best time to take Lexapro (escitalopram) 10 mg morning or night and should you take it on an empty stomach?

It depends: Some people find that Lexapro (escitalopram) is sedating; those do best taking it at night. For others though, Lexapro (escitalopram) is not sedating. They can take it in the morning, preferably with food to avoid potential GI issues like nausea, etc. If your own doctor has a preferred dosing schedule, follow that. ...Read more

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WHY must I take Fampyra on an empty stomach? Does no food two hours before Fampyra include fluids? What about milk? Two hours after milk too?

WHY must I take Fampyra on an empty stomach? Does no food two hours before Fampyra include fluids? What about milk? Two hours after milk too?

Absorotion: Food or milk generally causes delayed and erratic Absorotion from the stomach. Many but not all Meds should be taken with water on an empty stomach before meals. Always ask your doc or pharmacist regarding medicine questions ...Read more

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Can I take norgesic on an empty stomach?

Can I take norgesic on an empty stomach?

Yes: Unless you are sensitive to the Aspirin in the medication, there is no reason you can't it on an empty stomach. ...Read more

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Do I take the GI cocktail on an empty stomach?

Do I take the GI cocktail on an empty stomach?

Depends on what for: Generally "GI cocktail" is antacid/anti-gas/numbing medicines. Taken when symptoms e.g. heartburn/dyspepsia occur, often to distinguish causes but not as long-term remedy - thus when taken depends more on when sxs than necessarily timing of meals. Would require MD followup esp w Gastroenterologist if persistent to assess causes. Happy to review the details in consultation, if further question ...Read more

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Is it ok to take plavix (clopidogrel) on an empty stomach?

Yes it is ok: There is no problem by taking Plavix (clopidogrel) on an empty stomach.
There is risk of bleeding regardless of how you take it, and bleeding from the stomach is more common if you take Aspirin as well, for which you should be on an anti-acid. Ask your cardiologist. ...Read more