I tried to stop taking it and started to see a major decline in physical and mental functioning. In some cases alternative medications can be prescribed. I am also a vegan struggling with depression, and I have also been prescribed these pills. It is my opinion and is not intended as medical advice. I've always found some way to take the meds I need and also stay vegan.

Simply click here to return to Your Vegan Questions. Other great alternatives include Panadol Extra and Panadol ActiFast, which are paracetamol-based painkillers, and Solpadeine Plus, Solpadeine Max, and Sopladeine soluble headache tablets, which contain codeine and paracetamol. These are: If you see any of those ingredients on your list, then your product doesn’t use vegan friendly ingredients. If you’re looking for pain relief medication for your little one, lots of Calpol medicines use vegan friendly ingredients. If your medicine is not available in a vegetarian capsule, you could try prying open the capsule and simply taking the medicine that is inside it (don't do this for time-released pills as they are meant to be distributed throughout the body slowly), Stearic Acid or Stearyl Alcohol or Stearols. What everyone is failing to talk about is that ALL prescription, and many non-prescription/over-the-counter, medications in the USA MUST be tested on animals in order to gain FDA approval to go to market to the public. I have found my true passion in helping people to learn about a plant-based diet. How?

activism through delicious, healthy lifestyle. Example is Cisapride/Propulsid which had to be taken off the human market b/c of deaths from a cardiac side effects but it is still available and safe to use on animals. Just goes to show that you should always look into the ingredients of your medication! Remember, you should always check the ingredients of your medication with your doctor, pharmacist or the product’s manufacturer before you use it to be sure that the current formulation uses vegan ingredients, even if the product has been vegan in the past. Out of StockNight Nurse Cold Remedy – 160ml £7.59 View Beechams Cold & Flu Blackcurrant – 5 Sachets £1.79 Add Beechams Flu Plus Hot Lemon – 10 Sachets £4.99 Add.

Vegans need to be careful when shopping to avoid hidden ingredients that are either derived from or tested on animals.

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist about your concerns regarding animal ingredients. (Nottingham, England). A friendly, open conversation can go a long way when it comes to understanding vegan or vegetarian lifestyles, and your friend isn't going to bite your head off - they're vegan after all! Vegan cough medicine Our vegan cough medicine of choice has a name that should have told us it would be plant friendly in the first place – Buttercup! Medications have to pass safety tests before they can be prescribed, and these tests are routinely carried out on non-human animals.

Concerns about medications were raised during the first meeting of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Vegetarianism and Veganism, and discussions continue.

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I urge you to review the list of medicines with PPA and avoid these Medications. Charities like Animal Free Research UK (formerly the Dr Hadwen Trust) are supporting the development of techniques and procedures to replace the use of non-human animals in biomedical research. Deciding to become vegan is a big choice, which is why many people research everything they need to know about all things veganism before they take the plunge. In other cases there are no alternatives.

But after a little digging and a call to the manufacturer I managed to find out that Clarityn Syrup is currently vegan friendly! But, you should definitely ask him/her. You may want to try ca lling the 800 number listed on most drug boxes and inquire About a REFUND.

However, remember that you should not change any medication you are taking without seeking advice from your doctor or pharmacist first, even if the ingredients do not turn out to be vegan. I open the capsules, and sprinkle them in apple sauce or coconut yogurt or rice dream. Vegan with asthma here.

Other popular options include Day Nurse and Night Nurse liquids and Olbas Oil, which is a popular herbal remedy for congestion.

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