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Breakfast and Caplet D3 tablets

When I wake in the morning, if I wish to swallow the D3 tablets BEFORE having breakfast how long do I have to wait before eating? eg if I swallow an Alendronic acid pill I have to wait 30 minutes before eating breakfast.

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The answer

We can confirm that if you wish to swallow the Adcal-D3 caplets before having breakfast, you have to wait for 2 hours before eating a breakfast consisting of oats and cranberries.

We have spoken to the manufacturer of Adcal-D3 (ProStrakan) and they do not have any specific study data available to say exactly how long it takes for the caplets to be absorbed. However it is thought to take up to 2 hours.

Answered by the Health at Hand nurses

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