Swallowing Difficulties & Thickening Agents

For advice on eating, drinking and swallowing difficulties during COVID 19 please click here
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Therapeutic Options For Adult Patients Unable To Take Solid ... Medications available by therapeutic area Download
Information for Patients and Carers Administration of medicines when experiencing swallowing difficulties Download
HSC Quick Reference Guide: Swallowing Difficulties Choosing medications for patients unable to swallowsolid oral dosage forms Download
HSC Guideline: Swallowing difficulties Choosing medications for patients unable to take solid oral dosage forms Download
HSC Guideline: Advice for Health Professionals Choosing medications for patients unable to swallow solid oral dosage forms Download
BHSCT Choking Awareness How to reduce the risk of choking Download
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Guidance –  Use of thickening agents and thickening agents and medicines

National Medicines Q&A style guidance documents are now available to support health professionals in the safer use of thickening agents and thickening agents with medicines in people with dysphagia.

They have been published on the national UK Specialist Pharmacy Service SPS website by the UK Medicines Information UKMi network.