For people who are taking medicine, there are many taboos in diet. Can they drink tea after drinking medicine? What is the effect of taking medicine and drinking tea on the body?
Can I have tea after taking medicine?
It's not recommended to drink. It's easy to relieve the drug. It's useless after taking the medicine. Still have to wait for the efficacy of tea.
Taking medicine with tea can restrain the effect of medicine and neutralize the effect of medicine.
Third, tea itself was used as a medicine in ancient times. Medicine and medicine matched each other. The physical and chemical analysis of modern medicine showed that taking medicine with tea would lead to partial attenuation of efficacy.
Not only can't take medicine with tea, but it's not easy to drink tea in the whole period, at least within 2 hours before and after taking medicine. Tea contains a lot of tannic acid, which is easy to precipitate with the protein and alkaloid effect in medicine. Many effective components of traditional Chinese medicine are alkaloids, such as ephedrine in Ephedra and berberine in Coptis.
How long can I have tea after taking medicine?
Generally, 2 hours is enough for efficacy, but it is not recommended to drink tea quickly.
During the period of taking medicine, tea drinking is not affected. However, it is recommended not to drink tea within two hours before and after taking medicine, so as not to affect drug absorption. However, some vitamin drugs will not be affected.
Generally speaking, the dissolution rate of capsules and tablets is slow, and they stay in the stomach for a long time. Do not drink tea within 2 hours before and after taking the medicine.
1. If it contains chemical tablets, liquid agents and granules, the dissolution and absorption speed is very fast. Do not drink tea within 1 hour before and after taking the medicine.
2. If it is a long-term sustained-release capsule or similar diabetes patient's islet instrument, please ask the doctor to drink tea. Because the tea water is not as light as boiled water, on the contrary, it has certain irritancy.
3. If it is strong tea, it is irritant to our gastrointestinal mucosa, at the same time, it will affect our absorption of drugs and cause discomfort.