View Poll Results: Are you a pill popper?
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How many pills do you take daily?

Including vitamins, prescriptions, etc.

I bought a pill organizer yesterday because I got tired of pulling out 8 bottles of pills each day. I now have 4 prescription pills I take and 4 vitamins. It feels like a lot.

How many do you take, if any?
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I take three. My vitamins and my BC.


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I take a vitamin, and folic acid. And that's it. I took glucosamin with chondroitin for about a year, but then I ran out and quit taking it and realized that it wasn't working at all - I felt arthritis-y and achey while I was taking it, and now that I've been off it for about a month, I feel exactly the same arthritis-y and achey. So hey, save myself a few bucks.

I'm not on any prescription medication at this point, I am happy to say.
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I just take a multi-vitamin and that is it (thankfully). I hate taking pills.
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Right now I'm taking 2 prenatals a day, plus 2 acidophilis.

Normally I take acidophilis, multi vitamins, and AD's.


The question is do you take them all at once or one at a time? I take 5 or 6 pills at once. I just pop the big ol' handful and a huge swig of water.
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I had been taking all 8 at one time, 2 or 3 at a time because a couple of my prescription meds are like horse pills.

I think I'm going to start taking the meds in the morning and the vitamins mid morning or noon-ish just to spread it out.
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Right now I take 4: a multivitamin, a fish oil capsule, allergy medicine and Mucinex because I am sick. Usually it's 3.
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Multivitamin, calcium (two), an ibuprofen before bed because my bad shoulder always hurts when I lie down, and usually a homeopathic sleep aid.
2: BC and l-lysine to prevent cold sores.

I often have to take 2 advils as well for pain relief of an ongoing problem that nobody can decipher.
I'm up to 9 if I include the Maxalt that I have to take every once in awhile for migraines.

I guess it just feels like a lot since 3 of my meds were just added in the last month.
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Hey, my dad takes 26 pills per day for his high blood pressure and his Parkinson's disease, so we're not in such bad shape!
I went through a crazy vitamin phase. The guy at GNC thought I had a thing for him, I think.

Now I just take a multi, an alavert in the morning and some benedryl at night if my allergies are acting up to help me sleep.
2 on a normal day- a multi-vit and a magnesium supplement.

I also take an iron supplement when I'm getting my period.

And right now I'm also taking some Echinacea to help fight off a cold.
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I've never taken a pill in my life.
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Just one, my prenatals.
I've never taken a pill in my life.
Originally Posted by Blush
How can that be? Advil, tylenol, vitamins, birth control pills, antibiotics, midol, cold medicine, allergy medicine, etc.? What do you do if you get a headache? Or cramps? Or a cold? Or a bacterial infection?
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I take two-- allergy medicine (off-brand Claritin) and a multivitamin.

If I get sick or have a headache or cramps or something, I obviously take more.
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I've never taken a pill in my life.
Originally Posted by Blush
How can that be? Advil, tylenol, vitamins, birth control pills, antibiotics, midol, cold medicine, allergy medicine, etc.? What do you do if you get a headache? Or cramps? Or a cold? Or a bacterial infection?
Originally Posted by Who Me?
I take the chewable/liquid/dissolving for colds and stuff. I rarely get headaches and never cramps. I'm also a virgin. I feel sort of lucky after all the things you just mentioned.. I do know an older woman who said she's never taken a pill in her life either, so I thought that was pretty cool that I'm not the only one.
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BC, calcium-channel blocker, cholesterol med, acidophilis, 6 vitamins.. everyday. Other days may include allergy meds. So 10 minimum.
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