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fear of swallowing pills?

Discussion in 'Prescription Drugs' started by Jasmine2015, Aug 31, 2015.

  1. Adrianna

    Adrianna Community Champion

    It's an interesting phobia. I've seen people like this. Something must have happened when you were a kid. Like a fear of choking or something. I don't really take pills but it doesn't bother me to take them. You just have to put a lot of water with it and just swallow like it's not even there.
  2. Pamphleteer

    Pamphleteer Member

    At one point in time I was in the same position as you. Honestly, I'd suggest you keep giving it a shot. One day I just started being able to swallow my pills, and from then on I have been completely fine about it! Just keep giving it a shot and it will eventually become easy for you.
  3. sclupto

    sclupto Member

    My younger brother has a fear of swallowing pills as well. He has seizures and has to take medication daily. The doctors actually had to specially order a liquid version of his medication, and the dosage is so precise he can only take it from a syringe. Your phobia may not be as unusual as you think.