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How can I make sure an entire pill gets into g-tube?

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Dr. Matthew Hennig
Surgery - Thoracic
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In brief: Flushing...

Crushing or dissolving the medication if possible should be done.
Pills that can't be crushed generally shouldn't be placed into a g-tube. Flushing the tube with some water afterwards can help make sure that the medication is all in the stomach.

In brief: Flushing...

Crushing or dissolving the medication if possible should be done.
Pills that can't be crushed generally shouldn't be placed into a g-tube. Flushing the tube with some water afterwards can help make sure that the medication is all in the stomach.
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