Treatment with pills and capsules are much more convenient to people than injections and medicine. Medications and pills can take the car to work, share and dose. They do not shed and do not require sterility. The main task is to take them at the appointed time. But there are people for whom swallowing pills can be a problem.
Divide large tablet with a knife into the groove, if there is one. If no grooves, cut it into pieces or smash in a mortar.
Vitamins, minerals, calcareous razgryzt tablets before swallowing – they are typically not bitter. It is also possible to crack and other drugs, even bitter, for example, aspirin, analgin and other pain medication. Not razrezayte digestive pills with enzymes – they can leave a bile taste in the mouth and worse to act.
Prepare a glass of water, if the pill or capsule should not be divided because of its absorption. These drugs film-coated, and should be taken as a whole, to digest it all started in a specific Department of the gastrointestinal tract.
Put the tablet on the tongue and follow with it with plenty of water. If the tablet remained in place, push it as far as possible to the esophagus by tilting the head again and wash down with water. If you feel that you swallowed a pill stuck to the upper esophagus, drink enough water or eat some bread.
Don't take pills sweet carbonated water, juices, cocktails, milk. This can hinder their absorption. Never take pills with alcohol – alcohol can inhibit the action of medicinal substances or cause unpleasant side effects.
Children pills it is better to grind in a mortar and hide it in a small amount of cereal, smoothie, or yogurt. The medications are given on an empty stomach, dissolve in a little water, breast milk or fruit compote. Large capsule for children can be divided, neatly and visypak revealing the contents into a teaspoon.
Remember that medications must be taken on time. If you have any side effects, talk to your doctor. You may prescribe a drug analog or other form of active substance, for example, suspension. Be healthy!