how to give meds via enteral tubes

Pharmacists are often asked how to give meds via enteral tubes.

Your first instinct may be to just use a liquid...or crush a tab. But it's not always that simple. Consider the following factors.

Type of tube. Try to use liquid meds for small-bore tubes that clog easily like nasoenteric tubes.

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