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Pill Crusher/Splitters

Definition : Devices designed to crush (i.e., reduce to a powder) or split a pill in two halves. Crushers are typically two-section tabletop instruments; the lower part is usually intended for crushing pills while a hinged cap on top is capable of splitting a pill when compressed tightly. Pill crusher/splitters are used to facilitate the intake of pulverized drugs, either directly or mixed with liquids or soft food; pills splitters are also used to facilitate the administration of drugs (e.g., vitamins) or to provide half the dose of a whole pill.

Entry Terms : "Pill Dividers" , "Crushers"

UMDC code : 15750

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