Doctor insights on:
Why Take Thyroid Medicine On An Empty Stomach
Absorbtion: Food, fluids other than water and other medications can decrease the absorption of the thyroid medication. ...Read more
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
Absorption: The absorption of the med is better on an empty stomach. ...Read more
Why does Synthroid (thyroxine) have to be taken on an empty stomach? What will happen if it isn't taken on an empty stomach?
May not be absorbed: Thyroid hormone is best taken on an empty stomach and waiting at least 40-60 min before eating. This is to allow it to be absorbed into the body consistently. People who don't do this tend to have fluctuating thyroid levels so that their dosage is constantly changing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What happens if I don't take my Synthroid (thyroxine) on an empty stomach?? Will this affect my thyroid function? I'm on 137mcg
The synthroid (thyroxine): is more fully absorbed on an empty stomach but the difference in absorption alone should NOT effect your thyroid function ! BUT Its best to take medication (ANY medication) on a REGULAR schedule anyway! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
Is it best to take oral methotrexate on empty stomach or ok 2 take with full meal 2 prevent nausea? My doc didn't specify but i read different views.
Take folic acid !: You can take the Methotrexate with food, but you should also take Folic Acid daily to prevent GI side effects. The Folic Acid is an inexpensive b vitamin and will not decrease the effectiveness of the methotrexate. I usually start patients on 1mg of Folic Acid a day, but some patients need more. ...Read more
Caffeine pills: can reportedly be taken with food or on an empty stomach. ...Read more
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
Motrin puke: No. Does not make me puke but does in some of my patients. ...Read more
Can I take doxycycline hyclate WITH FOOD?.....or do I absolutely have to take it on an empty stomach? It makes me go into rages on empty stomach.
Should flomax (tamsulosin) norbactin and tramacet be taken on an empty stomach what? what is considered an empty stomach?
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Why take thyroid on empty stomach?
- Why take thyroid medication on empty stomach?
- Why should u take allergy medicine on an empty stomach?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Why take l-glutamine on an empty stomach?
- Why should you not take advil on an empty stomach?
- Take medication on an empty stomach
- Synthroid take on empty stomach
- Talk to a gastroenterologist online