Post by suzeeq Post by RichA
Some of them even CHEW the damn things! Pills today are usually topped-up
with Bitrex, a very bitter substance designed to dissuade children from
accidentally eating them as candy. Enteric-coated pills can be swallowed,
with difficulty, but non-coated pills are actually risky to swallow without
liquid, they can cause choking.
A lot of people do.
I routinely take pills without water. I just gulp them down.
Occasionally it will get stuck in my throat, then I'll drink some water
to help it down. This sometimes happens with things like aspirin, which
softens when it gets moist, so it's hard for the throat muscles to push