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I have some melatonin capsules prescribed for my 5 half years

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I have some melatonin capsules prescribed for my 5 half years old son that are in capsule form. He is unable to take them this way and is chewing them and spitting them out. Is it possible to cut end of the capsule and put power into some ice cream and will drug still work this way? many thanks.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  drknowsbest replied 4 years ago.

drknowsbest : That is ok but better to buy pill form and crush sometimes capsule contain different forms that are meant to be released slowly.
drknowsbest : Try that or if chewing then has not been a problem with sedation then you could certainly open and mix with icecream
drknowsbest : Use with as little food as possible as works better without food but fine either way
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