While I think this thread is funny, I don't see anything wrong with flavored medications. A spoonful of sugar does help the medicine go down, and some medication needs flavor-masking!
Mar 24, '12
while not a pain med, i'd pay someone very very well who could devise a way to make keppra not taste so bitter before my
hs dose is due! i wouldn't even care what flavor was. great seizure control but really obnoxious taste and aftertaste!
i also wish, on a more serious note, that cancer tx meds and those for the side effects tasted better.
According to a patient, klonopin is "minty". I can neither confirm nor deny this, but you have to admit it is a nice combination; not anxious and kissy fresh.
May 22, '12
I have patient asked for dilaudid transfusion...
And patient called out saying their nurse is late on pain medication. It is written on the board at 11. Now it is 12...BTW, it is PRN medication, NOT scheduel