Tablet Crushing Is Dangerous Information For Patients
Crushing medication is a common practice to make taking pills easier. However, it alters the integrity of the drug and, therefore, its effectiveness. Ideally, you should take medications without changing them. Most drugs come in the form of tablets, pills, or capsules. For this reason, if it’s too hard to swallow them, some people break or crush them.Dec 14, 2004 The legal and clinical implications of crushing tablet medication. 14 December, 2004 By NT Contributor. VOL 100, ISSUE 50, PAGE NO 28. Anthony James, DipN, IV and cannulation link nurse, diploma staff nurse, medical elderly ward, Castle Hill Hospital, Cottingham, East Yorkshire. A recent news report in Nursing Times highlighted the potential.