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Study of weight uniformity during tablet splitting in three different drugs

  • At: 2012 FIP Congress in Amsterdam (the Netherlands)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: CARVALHO, António (Centro Hospitalar de São João, EPE, Porto, Portugal)
  • Co-author(s): Ferreira, S. (Centro Hospitalar de São João, EPE, Porto, Portugal)
    Jesus, A. (Escola Superior de Tecnologia da saúde do Porto, Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal)
    Deveza, C. (Escola Superior de Tecnologia da saúde do Porto, Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal)
    Gonçalves, J. (Escola Superior de Saúde - Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Bragança, Portugal)
    Carinha, P. (Centro Hospitalar de São João, EPE, Porto, Portugal)
  • Abstract:


    Background:

    According to some studies, in the Netherlands and Germany, the practice of tablet splitting corresponds to a maximum of 24.1% and 31% respectively of all the analyzed tablets in outpatients services. If tablet splitting is not performed under strict procedures, any lack of efficacy and safety, due to significant differences in weight

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Last update 4 October 2019

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