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#1 Old 04-13-2016, 07:38 PM
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Thoughts on the use of Gelatin coated pills?

I was wondering what some of your opinions on the matter are.
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#2 Old 04-13-2016, 07:42 PM
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I was wondering what some of your opinions on the matter are.
You can ask your physician if there is a non-gelatin version of the pill. Otherwise, I wouldn't worry about it - it's only a tiny amount of animal product.

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I generally avoid over the counter pills such as vitamins, pain killers, etc with gelatin. If I had to take a prescription to manage a condition that I could not manage on my own, and the only available prescription contained gelatin, I would take it.

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#4 Old 04-14-2016, 07:49 PM
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I take care to avoid it in supplements. It grosses me out.
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