• Martin Cane, M.D.
    Health Pro
    August 25, 2008
    Martin Cane, M.D.
    Health Pro
    August 15, 2008


    Jobie Burgess,


    Thanks for your question. 


    The absorption of Coreg into the bloodstream is much improved if taken with food.  Studies have shown lower blood levels of this drug when taken on an empty stomach.  This is why the manufacturer has provided this direction in Coreg's prescribing information.


    I hope this has been helpful.


    Martin Cane, M.D.


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