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When one is thirsty

Brocho before eating this: Shehakol Niyeh Bedvoro

Brocho after eating the proper shiur of this: Borei Nefashos

When one is not thirsty

No Brocho is required

(for example, using water to swallow a pill when not thirsty)

[drinking water to aid in digestion is considered "thirsty"]

Source: The Laws of B'rachos (pages 135, 384)