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Unformatted text preview: chart for product characteristics. The scored tablet passed the first step in the decision chart because it was scored. The unscored and coated tablets both failed the decision chart because both of them crumbed due to splitting. 3)b) According to our data the scored tables are more appropriate for splitting. 4) We would offer to personally split the tablets for the patient who is physically unable to do so. We would also try to instruct the patient’s relatives and caregivers on how to split the tablets. Another alternative is to recommend a different dose when appropriate to do so, or another brand. A further alternative would to be get the doctor to prescribe a different drug in the same class that comes in a smaller dose, if agreeable with the patient....
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This lab report was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PHRM 247 taught by Professor Gerald during the Fall '05 term at UConn.
- Fall '05