Splitting tablets for use in pediatric patients - sufficient dosing accuracy?
- At: 2006 FIP Congress in Salvadore (Brazil)
- Type: Poster
- By: ANDERSSON, Åsa (Karolinska Pharmacy, Apoteket AB, Stockholm, Sweden)
- Co-author(s): Eksborg, Staffan (Dep of Women and Child Health, KI, STOCKHOLM, Sweden)
Background and Objective: Split tablets are often used in the clinical practice. In the United States splitting tablets are sometimes used for economical reasons, since different strengths of the same medicine cost the same. Most oral drugs are not available as oral solutions or tablets in various strengths suitable for use in children. Hence,.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.