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Old 04-28-2010, 09:46 AM   #1
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mastic gum

I'm terrible at swallowing tablets, just cant do it, can I empty the contense of mastic capsules into water and drink it? I suffer from many allergies, moslty drug, how safe is it?

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Old 05-01-2010, 02:06 PM   #2
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Thumbs up Re: mastic gum

I have used Mastica several times since 7/2001 to cure gastritis with no side effects.
It is suppose to be taken between meals -- on an empty stomach.

It seem that when I take an antibiotic for 5 days or longer-- I get gastritis and the Doctor's treatment is to take a PPI for a month or so. This method does not work for me. But, Mastica Does.

I take 2-- 500mg capsules twice daily between meals and a probiotic once daily(PB-8 is OK).

I think it would be OK to empty the caps in a glass of water and take the contence.

It takes me about 2 weeks for the burning of gastritis to clear up.

God Bless---Harry

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