Forms of Medicine that Don’t Involve Swallowing a Pill
One thing that you should know is that medicines for kids always come in tasty, liquid and bubblegum form. Remember that as you grow older the medicine comes in the form of pills and because of this most of the people have been used to pills as their primary form of medicine intake. The good news is that we have other forms of medication intake which will be a relief to people who are having hard times swallowing pills. Read more now to discover more alternatives for taking the essential medication.
Troches is one of the forms that you should know. It is essential to note that troches come in pills form but it can either be swallowed, chewed or put under the tongue where it will dissolve. It is essential to note that troches can be very useful to kids who are unable to swallow pills yet. Also, troches can also be used with adults who does not want to take pills by swallowing.
Apart from that, we also have powder. One thing with this powder is that it is similar to the one you would use to make lemonade or iced tea. Here the pharmacy will designate the right dosage which you will mix with water before you consume it. Not only that but you can also have the powder that contains medication in it, and you can then mix it with water before you consume it.
Besides, we also have an injection. You find that there is a large number of people who have an illogical fear of needles. But I can say that injection is the easiest and quickest way of getting medication if you don’t feat the needle. One good thing with injection is its efficiency since the medicine is injected directly into the bloodstream which makes it start working instantly. Apart from that, you will not have to go for an injection, unlike pills which you will have to swallow on a daily basis.
Besides, lozenges is also another form of taking medication. You find that lozenges are always shaped and flavoured like fruity candies which patients such until they dissolve. On most cases they are good for sore throats, but they are also available for prescription medication use. One thing that you should know is that when patients suck lozenges, the medicine gets time to absorb into the mouth or affected area.
Not only that but we also have lip balm. You find that this is a good form of taking medicine particularly for the people who love lip balm. You find that the use of lip balm is only useful when the condition is affecting your mouth, lips, skin and around your mouth.