Some adults cannot safely swallow tablets or capsules. A stepwise process for choosing suitable formulations, including crushing tablets, is described.

Update history

  1. 'Orodispersible tablets' added. Text added to emphasise importance of using food/fluid the patient can swallow safely.
  1. 'Crushing tablets' added to summary. Sources of information reordered
  1. Care Homes and Primary Care/PCN tags added
  1. Published

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