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1

Tablet

May be crushed if patient cannot swallow.

2

Scored Tablet

Only tablets that are scored can be broken (split).

3

Coated Tablet

Check with pharmacist before crushing.

4

Enteric Coated Tablets

Do not crush.

5

Prolonged/Extended Release Tablets

Do not crush.

6

Sublingual

Pt should dissolve under tongue, do not chew.

7

Capsules

Avoid opening.

8

Elixirs

May be contraindicated in diabetic or alcoholic patients.

9

Suspensions

Always shake the bottle well.

10

Aerosol Powders or Liquids

Used in neutralizers and inhalers.

11

Powders

Applied to the skin.

12

Creams

Semi-solids for internal and external use.

13

Ointments

Semi-solids in petroleum or lanolin base.

14

Pastes

Molded with firm base for insertion into the vagina or rectum.

15

Transdermal

Patches.

16

Topical Drops

Usually for eyes, ears, and/or nose.