I was told by my doctor that it's very important to take the medication with water on an empty stomach, and then wait 20 minutes before eating anything...including coffee. My daughter who is also a pharmacist confirmed this. This is a hard thing for me to do as I have been a "coffee first thing in the morning", all my life. But to get the full benefits of the meds...I do what I'm told. Hope this helps.
Truth is that you shouldn't eat after one hour post pill. My mother in law's dr and my dr agree because some peole have a very slow digestive system. That is one of the reasons why they put you on a Hypothyroid medication. I do it and I stay at a good weight , of course I have to eat like a vegitarian to keep my weight below 165 as suggested my my Edocrinologyst (I'm 5ft. 8in.).
Your petuitary gland is responsible for the whole body's metabolism.
I was told to take the medication with milk, because will coat my stomach. Then take the rest of my medics. But seam that I end losing my hair faster in my hair brush. Think again! All the medics we take,does not help anyone. Because all answer your doctors do not anwser your questions the way they suppose to!
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