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Romii

858d

I used to take medication in a capsule (hard ‘shell’ with loose medication inside) I always felt like it was stuck in my throat every time I took it. Maybe it was just psychological, but it make me anxious to take it. Has this happened to you?

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    • Mandm

      830d

      I can’t do it so I throw it in applesauce lol. I hide it and then grab a spoonful and it’s down.

    • Mandm

      830d

      I can’t do it so I throw it in applesauce lol. I hide it and then grab a spoonful and it’s down.

    • Rasin

      852d

      yeah i always felt like i could feel it in my throat for a while after! lots of water helps the feeling go away

    • Auroraskye

      858d

      Former pharmacy tech here! Capsules float! So while your natural inclination with tablets may be to tilt your head back to swallow with a drink, with capsules you actually want to take a drink with the capsule in your mouth and DON’T tilt your head back, and possibly slightly forward so the “high” part of the liquid is nearer your throat with the capsule. See if that helps.

    • Romii

      858d

      Snapcracklepop yeah, I can take solid pills easier I don’t know what made that kind so hard to take

    • Snapcracklepop

      858d

      I am never able to take any capsule meds including gel capsules. I can only take solid pills idk why

    • 300gecs

      858d

      Drink a lot of water and eat something, that usually helps me

    • Shadow_Dahlia

      858d

      Yes! No matter what pills I take I have this problem. I always have to eat something after just to try and get the feeling out. It truly feels like it just sticks in my throat.

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