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skooby
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   Posted 12/20/2006 8:46 AM (GMT -7)   
Has anyone been on medication and and not swallowed enough water and the pill sticks and burns. Last night I took two of my antibiotics and I guess I did not swallow enough water well the stupid pills lodged in my throat and it hurt like hell. It was almost like a case of bad heartburn. This morning I woke up and it still feels like it is burning.
 
Any suggestions for relief would be appreciated.

rijssel
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   Posted 12/20/2006 11:27 AM (GMT -7)   
drink aloe vera?

Lonibel
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   Posted 12/20/2006 7:09 PM (GMT -7)   
Try drinking a little water BEFORE you try to wash the pills down.

friendlygal
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   Posted 12/21/2006 11:02 AM (GMT -7)   
skooby said...
Has anyone been on medication and and not swallowed enough water and the pill sticks and burns. Last night I took two of my antibiotics and I guess I did not swallow enough water well the stupid pills lodged in my throat and it hurt like hell. It was almost like a case of bad heartburn. This morning I woke up and it still feels like it is burning.
 
Any suggestions for relief would be appreciated.
I know that antibiotics can cause GERD.  Did the doctor speak to you about that?  I hope that the antibiotics don't make things worse...

skooby
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   Posted 12/21/2006 3:58 PM (GMT -7)   

Hi friendlygal

Thanks for your last comment. I am pretty sure it was the pills getting stuck because I could feel them lodged in my esophagus. I finished the last of them yesterday thank heavens.

scooby

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