How to give medicines: part dose of a tablet or capsule
Many medicines come in tablet form but you might only need to give your child a part of a tablet. This information describes how to give a part dose of a tablet.
This information has been specifically developed about how to give a child a part of a tablet. Information on individual medicines is available on the Medicines Information pages.
- Many medicines come in tablet form but you might only need to give your child a part of a tablet.
- In this film we will show you how to do this.
- 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.