Miao and Medicine

I always have this problem with swallowing the capsules or pills. Sometimes I tends to finish the whole bottle of water before I can actually swallow the pills/capsules. :/

If only there’s an easy way..



  • April 6, 2011 - 11:11 pm | Permalink

    same too!! In the end I have to crush it before I eat it.. or even chew it… *bitter*

    I do that if its a pill but its a capsule :/

  • Ezequiel
    April 6, 2011 - 11:12 pm | Permalink

    give me a 5..i sometimes have trouble of swallowing the pills…my sis even laughed at me T_T….i am failure in human civilization, i guess

    Failure in human civilization is a good thing 😀

  • Dominic
    April 6, 2011 - 11:15 pm | Permalink

    Try positioning the pill as far back your tongue as possible. Or put it at the tip of your tongue. Usually works for me.

    put very behind d but it just roll over there lol

  • April 6, 2011 - 11:16 pm | Permalink

    *raises both hands* guilty as charged here!!

    sometimes I chew on my medicine.. and I can see funny expression from ppl around me seeing me chew my medicine.. like those “yucks” or “eww” faces.. lol

    hahahahah XD

  • keile eine
    April 6, 2011 - 11:17 pm | Permalink

    hahaha, same here. but i owex pull out the powder from the capsule before i eat it. but differ case with pills, i tend to crush it into powder before taking it. ;P

    maybe you should try these method later. ;P

    They say its not good to pull out the powder..

  • April 6, 2011 - 11:20 pm | Permalink

    Get Well Soon~!

    Thanks bro!

  • April 6, 2011 - 11:20 pm | Permalink

    Kesian >_<"


  • April 6, 2011 - 11:21 pm | Permalink

    haha. me too!

    Syrup is better right 😛

  • April 6, 2011 - 11:32 pm | Permalink

    Sometimes I put the water in my mouth, then just quickly squeeze the pill in, and gulp the water…

    Get better soon!

    Thanks man 🙂

  • April 6, 2011 - 11:42 pm | Permalink

    OMG!!! the expression is so real!…now i know why my sis scold me when i cant swallow!!!

    hahahaha you too eh XD

  • fiionx
    April 6, 2011 - 11:47 pm | Permalink

    hahaha maybe u pull out the capsule and take the powder or if tablets chew it then swallow 😀

    Doing that makes the medicine not that effective

  • April 7, 2011 - 12:02 am | Permalink

    the trick is….

    You put the capsule on the tip of ur tongue (front!)
    Gulp in a mouthful of water (not too much, u need to swallow it in one shot).
    Twirl or “rinse” the water around ur mouth so that the capsule gets “mixed” inside the water.

    Swallow the water all in one shot while twirling the water. The capsule should go into ur throat without problem :).

    Ouuu.. I always try to put behind my throat^^”

  • April 7, 2011 - 12:06 am | Permalink

    i nvr had this problem until yest.. i drank the whole bottle of water, d medicine still thr >”< making me like a bloated goldfish today! AND u posted this today! ahahahahah.. so coincidentally!

    hahahahaha XD

  • wen
    April 7, 2011 - 12:37 am | Permalink

    I used to be like you then a friend of my mum taught me a way.
    Put some water in your mouth (not too full of course) then put the pill in and swallow it together.
    If that can’t work, then use the same way but drink more water after u popped the pill in. You will swallow the pill easily.

    It work wonderfully for me XD

    normal size pill is okay but capsule a bit hard ^^”

  • April 7, 2011 - 12:58 am | Permalink

    I just end up choking on it -___-

    T3T same here

  • April 7, 2011 - 1:10 am | Permalink

    with capsules, after u have a mouthful of water, tilt your head forward (not backwards) then swallow…. cuz the capsules float so if u tilt your head to the back, it floats then cannot go down…

    tablets u tilt your head to the back…

    okay will try that

  • April 7, 2011 - 1:13 am | Permalink

    the pharmacist in me while reading the comments is going nooooooo cannot simply open!!! cannot simply crush!!!.. haha….

    hahahaha it’s wrong right

  • April 7, 2011 - 1:22 am | Permalink

    XD.. remind me of my brother.. that’s what happened to him as well.. (oh.. me as well when I’m still tiny tiny that time..XD)

    so now not tiny eh?

  • Brandon
    April 7, 2011 - 2:06 am | Permalink

    Haha. My friend used to have that problem till her mother brought her back to her doctor. He very kindly smiled at her and said “its ok, no need take pill. ” Then he pulled out the syringe and said he could give it to her via injection. After that she never complaint about pills and always takes them even without water. hehehehe. Its all about motivation ^^

    LOL injection hahahaha

  • April 7, 2011 - 6:15 am | Permalink

    *HIGH 5*..
    I always have problem with it so end up I crush the medicine and force myself to swallow it..XD~!!!

    Pills yeah but capsule harder

  • April 7, 2011 - 8:05 am | Permalink

    theres one way… u put some water in ur mouth… throw the pill inside.. swallow th epill with water.. then drnik more water

    Was trying that way but end up drinking the water hahaha

  • April 7, 2011 - 9:59 am | Permalink

    SAMMMME! I always have that phobia, I cannot swallow pills at all! So my way of swallowing pills is to swallow it with food. Bananas, rice, snacks… I think its in my brain, as long as my brain knew I’m swallowing ‘Food’, it goes down easily =D

    hahahaha imagine it as a food..
    oh wait, no one swallows food 1 ler

  • Aurelius
    April 7, 2011 - 10:13 am | Permalink

    Hehehe… Me used to be very lousy… but now improved dy…

    now can swallow 8 in a row? 😛

  • April 7, 2011 - 10:35 am | Permalink

    direct opposite here. i swallow with ease. in fact, i can even swallow with 1 spoon of porridge. lol

    tat aside, no1 notice your last strip of comic where wafu pafu put on rubber gloves joke ah? i guess prostate examination is not something common in malaysia for ppl to understand the joke.

    hahaha yealo.. no one notice that wafupafu at all XD

  • April 7, 2011 - 2:10 pm | Permalink

    i hate swallowing a pill!!!

    btw, nice blog, love the way ur tell the story 🙂

    hehehe thank you ^^

  • April 7, 2011 - 3:11 pm | Permalink

    I’m ok with pills but cough syrups kills me.
    With pills: Hold your breath before sticking the pill in, take a big drink of water and swallow everything down. I find that holding my breath makes it go down easier.

    Syrups is okay ar..
    just swallow it

  • jovin
    April 7, 2011 - 3:40 pm | Permalink

    i also had the same problem.. but i learnt how to swallow pills when i had to take 4 different types of medicine (all capsules) every 4 hours for 1 month…. hahaha

    Reminds of my friend who need to eat a lot of medicine like you too @@

  • hekigyoku
    April 7, 2011 - 3:49 pm | Permalink

    Same here!
    Try to swallow it down with the water! just try to force it down with the water.
    I can Swallow using that method but end up, having a stomach full of water 😛

    ya but only the water is going in

  • DreamerXD
    April 7, 2011 - 5:31 pm | Permalink

    hahaha!! i was like that when i was still a kid.

    i’m still a kid LOL

  • April 7, 2011 - 6:58 pm | Permalink

    HAHA sameeee 😀 sometimes even after i’ve swallowed it, i’ll vomit it out -.- wtf then i’ll get hit by my dad wtfevenmore D:

    wahahahahahahah XD

  • April 7, 2011 - 10:48 pm | Permalink

    haha, what would you do if i tell you i can swallow pills without water? XD


  • slayergurl
    April 7, 2011 - 11:53 pm | Permalink

    haha.. i oso cant swallow pills. i’ll bite the tablets. n as for capsules, i’ll open the capsule n pour e powder to a spoon. after tt, i’ll “eat” e powder and faster drink water. haha.. though dey say capsule is nt meant to be opened n consumed. it supposed to go to ur stomach n slowly dissolve the capulse’s sugar coat. haha.. so mafan when we hafta eat medicine everytime.

    tt time i visit doc, he say swallowing pills can b trained de lor.. haha.. muz start wid swallowing wid small pills bah. wished i had learnt how to swallow when i was young =x

    That’s why its hard 🙁
    can break it apart, can pull the powder out..

  • lando
    April 8, 2011 - 4:00 pm | Permalink

    Haha! I used to be like that. Now I just put the pill under my tongue, then drink water, then the pill will be in the water, then pretend the pill is not there and swallow the water.

    next time i gonna psycho myself that the pills are not there haha

  • April 10, 2011 - 11:14 am | Permalink

    Worst is when the capsule dissolves in mouth before it gets swallowed down………………. omg

    true true!!!

  • battlecry
    April 15, 2011 - 7:25 pm | Permalink

    lol..they should design a much smaller capsule to make it more patient-friendly XP

    Agree!!! they should!!

  • akuuuz
    April 20, 2011 - 7:18 pm | Permalink

    my brother also got this problem but i can swallow without water even.
    u know what? practice when you drink iced beverage. find some small bit of ice the size of a pill and swallow it. i never tried this but hey it could work.

    Oh, but i seldom drink iced beverage.. not healthy 😛

  • 2sis
    April 21, 2011 - 9:08 am | Permalink

    Open de capsule n take de inside powder I o way do like tat

    cannot weii!!! *kick!*

  • April 28, 2011 - 8:35 am | Permalink

    Oh, I have the same problem… I find it easier when I’m thirsty, then I just take a big gulp of water and it sort of “drowns” the pill so I don’t feel it’s there.

    hmm maybe i can make myself thirsty XD

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