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A 23-year-old female asked:

i had trouble swallowing my pills.what should i do?can i crush them?(taking sulfameth/trimeth 800-160mg twice a day and occasional ibuprofen 600mg)

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Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
Depends: Those two are ok to crush, but some pills should not be (long-acting forms), so best to ask your pharmacist with new medicines if ok to crush. Those two also come as liquid, so could ask dr to write for liquid rx, and pediprofen/others over the counter forms of ibuprofen.

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