How to give medicines: Nasogastric tube

This information has been specifically developed about how to give medicines to children through a nasogastric tube tube. Information on individual medicines is available on the Medicines Information pages.

  • This film will show you how to give a liquid medicine to your child through a nasogastric tube.
  • A nasogastric tube it is often abbreviated to ‘NG’ tube.
  • You should watch the film all the way through to the end before giving the medicine for the first time.

Who to contact for more information

Your child’s doctor, pharmacist or nurse will be able to give you more information about your child’s medicine.

You can read further information about individual medicines by searching (A-Z) on the Medicines Information pages on this website.