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Author Topic: Showering after taking pills  (Read 501 times)

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Offline an92

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Showering after taking pills
« on: December 25, 2019, 02:07:31 am »
Firstly merry Christmas to everyone !

I have often caught myself wondering if itís OK to shower right after taking my meds.
I take my meds with breakfast and sometimes I jump straight in the shower after a few mins after taking my pills, because I didnít have time before eating.
I donít know if the hot steamy environment is somehow bad for the meds? Probably overthinking and no sense, but I just wanted to get my thoughts out there...

Offline Mindless

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Re: Showering after taking pills
« Reply #1 on: December 25, 2019, 05:10:24 am »
Probably overthinking and no sense

Merry Christmas!  ;)

Offline lightalltheway

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Re: Showering after taking pills
« Reply #2 on: December 26, 2019, 08:18:47 am »
dizziness is associated with the initial start of some ART medication as a side effect. Hence, it is good being mindful about it. Having said that, while there is no link with showring and medication what so ever, there is ample of research about blood pressure and showering water temperature.

If you are stable on your medication with no evident signs of dizziness side effect, then I suggest you can continue your morning routine.


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Re: Showering after taking pills
« Reply #3 on: December 26, 2019, 08:44:51 am »
Once you have consumed your HIV meds nothing you do like having a shower, standing in the rain, swimming, running, jumping or walking etc is going to badly affect the medication.

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