Is it a pill that can be crushed? The easiest way is to crush it and put it in something like a small amount of applesauce. Is there a liquid for the medication? I have, if the pill is on the smaller side, and it couldn't be crushed, put applesauce on a spoon and put the pill in it. The applesauce helped the pill to slide down.
Depends on the medication. Call your pharmacist to ask whether ro not the drug can be crushed. If it can be crushed, crush carefully in a bowl with a spoon until the pill is powder then carefully dump powder in a small quantity of applesauce or ice cream-something the child will swallow quickly without chewing. Make sure that the drug mixture is completely consumed right away and then give the child plenty of water to get it down all the way. If the pharmacist states the drug cannot be crushed then ask the pharmacist for advice. Perhaps they can get the drug in a liquid form for you.
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