Hello. No, it is not a good thing to do. No coffee, tea or anything else. Thyroid med is taken first thing in morning with water only.
30 minutes later you may eat or drink anything you choose.
If you take something before the time is up you affect the amount of medicine in your system and that will change how your medicine works. You would not have as much and will need a higher dose over time.
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Medications aren't meant to be chewed. They take effect as they dissolve in the stomach. If chewed they might pass through the system too soon and not work. Also, some can be spit out, like chew one up, and brush your teeth. There's a tremendous amount of transfer from our mouths. The thyroid belongs in our stomachs, not on a glass. Drink with water or what ever--It's only in the last few years that they've been saying to take thyroid meds at a certain time-blah, blah, blah--- I've been doing this since 1985 or 87 the following way: I have mine with a cup of coffee, before, with or after breakfast. It's like this- daylight, the hounds, or phone wakes me up-if a grandson hasn't broken down, needs gas, grand-daughter-in-law doesn't need a ride to work because her car broke down, I draw a bath, check on my disabled vet son, fix breakfast, have a bath-answer the phone- help my son up- and somewhere along the line-I usually take my thyroid pill. The main thing is to take it. People have been taking thyroid like this since the 1960s -I'm 70-and I'm getting ready for a dump run tomorrow. The only thing holding me back is that the FDA approved a med that poisons people and it messed up my legs and energy. My thyroid shifts around about every 10 years-and that happens to people that do exactly as what is said above about taking it before breakfast, etc. My thyroid screens stay static for years, then the body makes a change. I've had endocrinologists tell me that this happens to almost everybody. --- I've found stress and diet to be more of a factor. Now the question is why anybody wants to take vinegar with honey? Is it a type of cough syrup? I make mine out of honey and lemon juice. She does need to take it daily, and never double up if she misses a day, as that will throw the body in a shock. Just swallow one pill a day with liquid. 2 days ago I took mine with 7 Up.
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