A Bitter Pill. Lyne addresses the limited availability of oral liquid pharmaceuticals

For caregivers in pediatric wards and nursing homes it ‘s a daily challenge to get patients to take their medicines: Tablets must be crushed into smaller pieces and capsule contents mixed with food or disguised in beverages. Difficulty swallowing tablets and capsules is common for these populations. Surprisingly, this problem also affects the general adult population…. (Reprint from Pharmaceutical Formulation & Quality magazine)


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