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<_< Ok, I was told since I am newly diasgnosed and my villi are flat, I have issuses with malabsorption. Well I asked the doctor, if that's the case with food, would the same apply to meds? So why are you giving me all these meds to take when I don't seem to feel the benefits? When I was in the hospital and they pushed them thru IV, I felt immediate relief. Once it went to oral, it was like they were giving me placebos or something.

Any theories or similar experiences?

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I think you are smart. It seems like an excellent question especially since you can compare the two ways of receiving the meds.

I was told that liquid supplements were better to take when you have digestive issues and that made sense to me as I found that all supplements bothered me. I know this isn't medication but I'm thinking it might be related.


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Different things are absorbed through different sections of your digestive tract. Aspirin, for example, is absorbed through your stomach. Iron, (calcium?), vitamins D, A, K, and E are absorbed through the upper part of your small intestine, the part that's normally destroyed first by gluten.

Your meds may or may not be being absorbed correctly.


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The damage to the villi is why I use liquid supplements. It dissolves much easier. You might also see about trying sublingual meds. Talk to your pharmacist about getting your meds in a form easier for your body to use. I go to a small pharmacy, simply because it is easier to get the help I need. Wal Mart is just too big and too busy.


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