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I have a very high quality liquid vitamin D3 supplement

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I have a very high quality liquid vitamin D3 supplement here. Is the Vitamin D3 molecule small enough to be taken subliongually?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Nurse Annie replied 8 years ago.

If it is liquid from a bottle then it is designed to be swallowed. It should note on the label how it needs to be taken. Only certain medications marked as subligual are taken this route.
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
lt;p> </p><p>I wasn't satisfied with your it occurred to me to call my compounding pharmacist. He said that D3 was definitely small enough to take sublingually. After this reply, how do I reject?</p><p> </p><p>Sorry</p>
Expert:  Nurse Annie replied 8 years ago.

As I stated above, all medications are only supposed to be taken via the required route. If something can be taken sublingually, it would be marked as such- otherwise it cannot be taken this way because it will not be effective, and is not made for that route of administration. If the bottle is not marked sublingual, then it can only be taken orally, meaning it is swallowed.

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