Whenever you have a pill to take, you need liquid to swallow it down with. But did you know you might be using the wrong type of drink to chase them with?
A new study found that no matter if you take pills at morning, noon, or night, to wash it down with water only. Never use coffee, juice, soda, or milk.
The study looked at the different types of drinks and the effect it has on different pills – they tested over the counter meds like Tylenol and ibuprofen.
Researchers found that anything other than water may affect how your body absorbs medication.
Coffee, juice, and soda may make pills dissolve too quickly, and your body doesn’t have as much time to absorb what’s in them so they may not work as well as they should.
Not every pill will necessarily have the same effect, but unless your doctor gives you the all-clear, stick with water.
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