on an empty stomach


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on an empty stomach

Without having eaten anything recently or in a long while; being very hungry. Don't go into your final exam on an empty stomach, or you won't be able to focus.
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on an empty stomach

when you have not eaten anything He left early this morning and drove three hours on an empty stomach.
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Once-daily PPI medicines (proton pump inhibitors), for heartburn or indigestion, such as omeprazole, should be taken on an empty stomach before breakfast to reduce acid production effectively, advises Sunil.
3: Exercising on an empty stomach burns more calories.
Doctors say complying with the "take with food" recommendation is extremely important as many medications lose their effectiveness or cause nausea if taken on an empty stomach.
He knows that trying to focus on the spiritual aspects is one way - and having a steak on an empty stomach is definitely not.
According to NHTSA, a 170-pound man would need to consume four drinks in one hour on an empty stomach to reach .
The clinical study evaluated nighttime gastric acidity in patients with nocturnal symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) who were treated with ZEGERID(R) (omeprazole/sodium bicarbonate) Powder for Oral Suspension 40 mg, Nexium(R) (esomeprazole magnesium) delayed-release capsules 40 mg and Prevacid(R) (lansoprazole) delayed-release capsules 30 mg on an empty stomach at bedtime.
When taken at bedtime on an empty stomach, ZEGERID Powder for Oral Suspension rapidly increases gastric pH during the first half of the night and provides sustained nighttime acid control," said Gerald T.
She swears she works better on an empty stomach and insists on just a drink before doing an exam.
I'm sure it was partly nerves that stopped me from eating breakfast on exam days but I felt I performed best on an empty stomach.
ZEGERID can be conveniently taken once-a-day anytime during the day on an empty stomach, at least one hour before a meal.
NASDAQ:SNTS), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on therapies for gastrointestinal diseases and disorders, today announced positive results from a recently completed clinical study that evaluated ZEGERID(R) (omeprazole/sodium bicarbonate) Powder for Oral Suspension 40 mg/1680 mg, Nexium(R) (esomeprazole magnesium) delayed-release capsules 40 mg and Prevacid(R) (lansoprazole) delayed-release capsules 30 mg with regard to reducing the occurrence of nocturnal acid breakthrough (NAB) when given to patients with nocturnal symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) on an empty stomach at bedtime.