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Anonymous asked in HealthAlternative Medicine · 10 months ago

Are pills more effective if you break them?

If I broke a capsule-style pill into water would it work better? The pill in mind is benadryl.

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  • Alex
    Lv 7
    10 months ago
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    It's going to depend on "effective"

    Some capsules are time-released and by breaking them up and dumping them into water...you might get faster results...but the results won't last as long as it'll burn through your system pretty darn quickly.

    • Tarkarri
      Lv 7
      10 months agoReport

      Also some taste really nasty if not in capsules!

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  • Anonymous
    9 months ago

    There's a method called parachute basically you take a piece of napkin crushed a pill up put the pill in the center of the napkin and tie up the napkin wash it down with water but when it breaks open from the acid in your stomach you'll get a full effect but whatever you're trying to do I would not recommend this though please make sure you take your medication as advised by your doctor or the instructions on the box

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  • 10 months ago

    I wouldn't trust pharma mafia holocaust industry at all.

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  • Marc
    Lv 7
    10 months ago

    Depends. Some pills are timed release so breaking them can be problematic. Others no so much. So for benedryl as you mention, it wont make a difference other than faster delivery of the medication

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  • 10 months ago

    Nope.

    Most capsuls are designed to be released slowly over time for best effect.

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  • 10 months ago

    Not better, but maybe slightly faster.

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  • J
    Lv 7
    10 months ago

    No, capsules are prescribed for slow release.

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  • Anonymous
    10 months ago

    nope. .............................................................

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  • Anonymous
    10 months ago

    It’s really about the same

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