Children pose many challenges when it comes to medication: they may resist having to take a medication, dislike the taste or texture, have difficulty swallowing solid dosage forms, and are fearful of injections. We work together with practitioners, children, and their families to customize medications and meet specific needs of our little patients.
Most medications are not labeled for pediatric populations. When a medication is not approved for use in infants and children, it usually is not available in a suitable pediatric dosage form. Fortunately, we are able to help. We can compound oral medications into pleasantly flavored suspensions, solutions, concentrates, lollipops, gummies or lozenges, in flavours that entice the child to take the medication. A palatable formulation is more likely to improve compliance and minimize spillage or waste during administration. Lollipops are an ideal alternative to "swish and swallow" medications that need to be kept in the mouth for longer times.
We can make: