What does it mean if a medication should be "taken with a meal"? Is it before, during or after a meal?
- MLLv 51 month ago
First, it means that this medication can upset your stomach if taken on empty stomach. But it is a difference between three versions. When you take medication after the meals , it means that sometimes it works slower, when our stomach is full. The third version can be something in between of two. It is necessary to speak with your pharmacist or your doctor. I take my medication for diabetes before meals to be sure that it begins working when I eat.
- Anonymous1 month ago
If other instructions tell you to take it on a full stomach, then you would take it after meal. If not, before is fine.
- 1 month ago
ask the doctor who prescribed it or your pharmacist. It would also help if YOU CAN READ... Read the paperwork you got with it..
- EdwardLv 61 month ago
I think the answer is in your question
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- RichardLv 61 month ago
accompanied by (another person or thing).
"a nice steak with a bottle of red wine"
in the company of
in proportion to.
"the form of the light curve changes with period in a systematic way"
possessing (something) as a feature or accompaniment.
"a flower-sprigged blouse with a white collar"
marked by or wearing.
"a small man with thick glasses"
indicating the instrument used to perform an action.
"cut it with a knife"
indicating the material used for some purpose.
"fill the bowl with water"
in opposition to.
"we started fighting with each other"
indicating the manner or attitude of the person doing something.
"with great reluctance"
"leave it with me"
in relation to.
"my father will be angry with me"
affected by (a particular fact or condition).
"with no hope"
indicating the cause of an action or condition.
"trembling with fear"
because of (something) and as it happens.
"wisdom comes with age"
"she's with IBM now"
as a member or employee of.
"he plays with the Cincinnati Cyclones"
using the services of.
"I bank with the TSB"
in the same direction as.
"marine mammals generally swim with the current"
indicating separation or removal from something.
"to part with one's dearest possessions"
used in exhortations to take or send someone or something away, in, out, etc. "off with his head"
be with someone
agree with or support someone. "we're all with you on this one"
knowledgeable about and following modern ideas and fashions. "a young, with-it film buyer"
at that point; immediately after saying or doing something dramatic. "with that, she flounced out of the room"
- dripLv 71 month ago
Ask your pharmacist!
The point is your stomach should t be empty. The medication can cause some Irritation to your stomach.
Since there is a lot of different medication , ask your pharmacist
- deniseLv 71 month ago
I have mine just before I start eating, or during, if I forget at the start.
- Christin KLv 71 month ago
It doesn't matter. You can take your meds within a minute or so of eating, after you finish or during the actual eating. As long as there is food in your stomach when you swallow the pill or soon after, it will be fine. They don't want you to take it on an empty stomach.
- geezerLv 71 month ago
''With'' means ''during the meal''.
You should take the medication at the same time as the food, so that it goes down into your stomach mixed in with the food .. This medication obviously needs to be taken while there is food in your stomach and to make sure, the medication says ''with'' because ''after'' could mean a different thing to different people.
- JuanBLv 71 month ago
Yes, exactly....before, during or after a meal