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Can I crush pills and add water for my son to take them?

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Dr. Robert Woods
Psychiatry
5 doctors agree

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Always consult your physician or your pharmacist before smashing, cutting, crushing, or dissolving medication in any thing such as water, juice, soda, apple sauce or pudding.
The delivery method of each medication is designed for specific reasons. Some meds can be crushed but many are designed with safety features and special delivery techniques. Some are rendered ineffective when dissolved.

In brief: Check With Expert

Always consult your physician or your pharmacist before smashing, cutting, crushing, or dissolving medication in any thing such as water, juice, soda, apple sauce or pudding.
The delivery method of each medication is designed for specific reasons. Some meds can be crushed but many are designed with safety features and special delivery techniques. Some are rendered ineffective when dissolved.
Dr. Robert Woods
Dr. Robert Woods
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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: It depends

On what medication.
In general, time release medication should not be crushed. What is he taking?

In brief: It depends

On what medication.
In general, time release medication should not be crushed. What is he taking?
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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