Springing into Allergy Season … But What if You Can’t Swallow the Pills Needed to Stop the Sneezing and Congestion?
‘Tis the season … the trees and flowers are budding and starting to bloom, the grass is growing, and the cars are covered in a yellow layer of pollen. It’s allergy season!
Spring is one of the most beautiful seasons, but for many people, it’s one of the worst. They suffer from Spring allergies which bring congestion, coughing, itching, and red and dry eyes, making people feel absolutely miserable. For those with extreme allergies, they can develop allergy-induced asthma.
Hospitals Are All About Helping People … We Have to Find a Way to Help Patients Take Their Meds
By: Anonymous Critical Care Nurse
“Maybe today’s the day I’ll think of a new way to help my patients swallow their pills!”
Many children, adolescents and adults have a difficult time swallowing pills. The pills are either too big or too chalky, and can cause gagging. Sometimes those pills have to be crushed up or hidden in food so that they can be swallowed easily, but doing that means compromising the pill’s effectiveness.
Heart Health is Vital for Healthy Living, but so is Being Able to Swallow the Medicines Needed to Maintain that Heart Health
Life turned upside down a few years ago when my dad had a heart attack. He was out on his daily walk with the dog when he became very tired and short of breath. He went to see the doctor to find out what was wrong, only to find out he had had a heart attack. After having bypass surgery, he was prescribed several medications he will have to take for the rest of his life, such as Eliquis, used to treat and prevent blood clots; Atorvastatin, to reduce the risk of angina, stroke, heart attack, and heart and blood vessel issues; and Metoprolol Tartrate, a beta blocker that treats heart failure and lowers the risk of death after a heart attack.
New Year, New Me … But I Still Can’t Swallow These Supplements
Hello 2021 … and hello pandemic and holiday pounds! How did I gain so much weight?!?
I guess it’s time for another “New Year, New You” push. It’s time to renew those workout regimes, to start eating those healthy meals, and to start taking those supplements, vitamins, appetite suppressants, fat burners, energy enhancers, etc. I have to get healthy!
Revolutionary Pill Coating, MEDCOAT, Helps People Take Medicine
by Asheley RIce
Taking pills does not have to be a struggle and does not have to make you feel nausea. No more bitter taste, no more choking or having pills getting caught in your throat, all thanks to a revolutionary pill coating developed by MEDCOAT USA.
MEDCOAT USA has been working on finding a way to make pills not only go down smoothly, but also taste good. Pills that must be halved or quartered have sharp edges and may taste bitter, but this coating applicator works on any size or shape of the pill or capsule.
2020 – Leaving a Bad Taste in Many People’s Mouths
Top 10 Worst Tasting Pills of 2020
Bunnell, FL – It’s that time of the year when we all take a look back at our favorite, and our least favorite, things about the year. Whether it’s the top reasons why we’re happy to see a new year, our top favorite foods, or our top memories of the year, no year is complete without a look back.
So, as we close out 2020, we are taking a look at another top 10 – The Top 10 Worst Tasting Pills, brought to you by MEDCOAT®.
Is it a Cold, is it the Flu … It Really Doesn’t Matter if I Can’t Swallow the Pills That Are Supposed to Help Me Feel Better
“Ugh! Here comes another sneezing fit. This cold just won’t go away. I can’t seem to stop sniffling and sneezing and the pressure in my sinuses is terrible. I have to take some medicine to try to kick this and feel better, but what am I going to take? The liquid medicines just aren’t strong enough and I can’t seem to swallow those big pills. At this point, I’m so stuffed up I can’t really swallow anything. What am I going to do? I have to find a way to stop this suffering.”
When I was growing up, a lot of things made me incredibly anxious. One of those things was having to take medicine- particularly pills. It was something that I had to do fairly regularly, as I dealt with horrible seasonal allergies, and animal allergies. I never had an easy time taking pills, and can even remember hiding from my mom when she would disappear to get medicine for me to take (under the bed, in the closet, etc.). I would have done just about anything not to have to take pills.