I take a lot of pills. I can usually take up to 4 pills of this size at once, but the taste and smell of these are so bad that I had to stop taking them entirely because I find it difficult to swallow even one at a time. That said, this formula may work better for others than it did for me, and that might make it worth it for other people. For me, the taste and cost just aren't worth it. Qualia's customer service is great, however; I asked for a refund and got it with no questions asked. I'm ...Read more.