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- Jan 16 by ChristineNQuote from amoLuciaNope. But my hospital stocks protonix granules for this purposeIs protonix crush-able??
- Jan 16 by Nurseboy1Are they using the tums as a phosphate binder though?
- Jan 17 by GrnTeaSome reason why nobody has approached the physician for a different medication? Never assume that physicians know the realities of nursing care-- they are not experts in nursing.
- Jan 17 by Flarewhy not just use liquid maalox?... it's calcium carbonate too
- Jan 17 by KelRN215Quote from amoLuciaProtonix tablets are enteric coated but, like Calcium Carbonate, it too is available in a liquid suspension form. I've come across very few meds in my day that weren't available as liquids and/or couldn't be compounded... in pediatrics, not too many little ones can swallow pills.Is protonix crush-able??
- Jan 18 by applewhiternWe use Tums for the calcium, not for an anti-acid. A lot of our elderly patients are on Tums, because it is a good source of calcium, and it is cheap.