I have been giving him haliborange omega 3. Blackcurrent capsules that pop and he likes them but ran out today. As I popped into chemist I saw the Eye Q strawberry flavoured ones that they didnt have before. £23.95 for 180 or £11.95 for 60. Bought the small box and glad I did as gave two to DS and I had one to see what it was like. NOT the same as the others I have they tasted disgusting. DS nearly threw up and I crammed some gum in his mouth quick! Gave one to DH who had the same reaction ooops!
Can anyone tell me if they were swallowed whole would they disolve fast enough to get into the system? Or am I best forgeting it feel a bit miffed at throwing £12 in the bin though!
thanks. I doubt I will get another one near him to be honest
He did say tonight when he saw me putting them in the cupboard that the outside was ok and could he just have that
I said maybe he could try to swallow them whole with some water and he said he would give it a go. He is 6 so he may be able to. I got to admit they were gross myself! Will look out for the other swallow ones maybe they are smaller. I just envisage seeing loads of pink whole capsules in his poo if they dont disolve!
the capsules for swallowing a suitable from 5 years on. they are smaller and have a much smoother surface. should be easy to swallow. and don't be tempted to buy any other flavoured stuff from eyeQ. no matter what is says on the packaging - they all taste awfully foul
DS has the Eye Q tropical, which I think are foul but he manages ok, he had the twist off top ones from about 6 months til now, (nearly 3) we have tried the oil based ones which really make him vom! and also gives him the shits! I think the 3 month higher dose is to get the fish oils into the system quickly, I haven't done it with ds because he has always had them. there is a website which is (slightly) cheeper than over the counter will just try and find
We have Opti-3 which is a vegetarian/vegan version made from algae. The bonus is that they don't taste like fish! They are however, the size of horse pills and have to be pierced and added to food for the dcs to take them.
We really notice the difference in ds1 if he doesn't have them, particularly in terms of sleep and agitation (wriggling, constantly moving etc) and personally I credit them with helping pull me out of my ME crash. I know that if I miss a couple of doses I start to feel weak again and become an insomniac (currently waiting for a delivery and haven't slept in over a week ),
I agree moosemama, the difference in DS was gradual to the point I thought nothing was going to happen. But this week he has suddenly started to concentrate more longer ie 20 mins (which is gold to me) instead of 5mins that change direction.
I thought it might be that the haliborange was only 400mg as it is a multi vit too so couldnt really increase which is why I changed to eye Q omega 3 on its own as two caps are 800mg 3 days top up so far and it has made a difference.