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    I have a question about sickness (cold and flu) and the pill. I took it at the same time as I usually do and I coughed a bit of phlegm about 12 minutes after taking it. As gross as it may sound, it wasn't a lot of phlegm and by impulse I just swallowed it back (gross, I know). Im afraid I regurgitated the pill but since it wasn't expelled from my body should this affect the efficacy of the pill or...?
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    The pill will have been in your stomach, and the phlegm was from your lungs. Coughing it up won't have regurgitated the pill, and swallowing the phlegm won't have affected it either.
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    The pill will have been in your stomach, and the phlegm was from your lungs. Coughing it up won't have regurgitated the pill, and swallowing the phlegm won't have affected it either.
    Thank you for your response.

    I am aware that the only time I need to take extra precautions and such with the pill is if I vomit or have diarrhea within 2 hours of taking the pill (or for a day, I suppose).

    So as soon as I ingest the pill it goes straight to my stomach and the phlegm is from a totally different pipe from where the pill entered? Therefore coughing up phlegm within 12 minutes from taking my pill does not have any effect whatsoever on my pill, correct? Thank you so much for your response once again
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    Yep, at the back of your mouth, your stomach and lungs involve going in two different directions
 
 
 
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