Should be taken on an empty stomach: Take at least 30 min before or 1 hr after meals. May be taken w/ meals to reduce GI discomfort. Cap/HBS SR cap: Swallow whole, do not chew/crush. Dispersible tab: Disperse in ¼ glass of water (approx 25-50 mL). Stir before drinking & consume w/in 30 min.