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Table. 4.

Table. 4.

Behavioral preferences on pulverizing method for long-term prescription pills (e.g., 3 months) assuming you have dysphagia

Question Answer N %
Total number of respondents 254 100.00

Where to grind prescribed pills At home myself 16 6.30
At a pharmacy dispensing prescription drugs 238 93.70

How many times to pulverize 3 months’ prescription drugs at home (N=16) All at once 1 0.39
Several times with time interval 5 1.97
Single unit at a time 10 3.94

How many times to pulverize 3 months’ prescription drugs at pharmacy (N=238) All at once 128 50.39
Twice with time interval 79 31.10
Three times with time interval 31 12.20

Do you think it’s okay to grind any pill? Yes 34 13.39
No. There are some medications shouldn’t grind 220 86.61
Korean J Clin Pharm 2021;31:96-103 https://doi.org/10.24304/kjcp.2021.31.2.96
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