Delivering crushed paracetamol tablets using thickened fluids: does it alter the pharmacokinetics?
- At: 2014 FIP Congress in PSWC, Melbourne (Australia)
- Type: Poster
- By: RADHAKRISHNAN, Chandramouli (The University of Queensland, School of Pharmacy, Woolloongabba, Australia)
- Co-author(s): Nissen, Lisa (2. Queensland University of Technology, School of Clinical Sciences, Brisbane, Australia)
Cichero, Julie (The University of Queensland, Woolloongabba, Australia)
Reuter, Stephanie (3. University of South Australia, School of Pharmacy & Medical Sciences, Adelaide, Australia)
Steadman, Kathryn (The University of Queensland, Woolloongabba, Australia)
Background:Dysphagia, often associated with conditions such as stroke, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, and dementia, causes patients to have difficulty with swallowing food and/or liquids. These patients require their fluids to be thickened using gum-based thickening powders in order to facilitate safe swallowing. These thickened fluids.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.