My mother is taking thiola to prevent kidney stones. She's already had two bouts before she started. taking thiola, and since she has started taking it has not had any. She obsessed over taking it, eve stays up till 3am to get her dose in trying to not take it with food. My questions are: what happens if you skip a dosage? What happens if you take it too close to having eaten? Would it be safe to stop takin thiola and try other preventative measures, such as cutting out salts, black tea, and taking natural remedies?