Use of "Dissolve and Dose" Containers

  1. Place the tablet(s) into Dissolve and Dose container.
    *You are to use               tablet(s) of                .
  2. Add water up to the black line on the container.
    *On your Dissolve and Dose, the line marks           mL.
    Replace the blue cap.
  1. Allow the tablet to dissolve over a 5-minute period, shaking the container a few times during this period.
  2. Ensure that there are no pieces of tablet remaining in the container. If there are pieces of tablet still visible, continue to shake until the pieces are gone. There may be some fine powder floating in the water. If this is the case, you may still give the medicine.
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  1. Shake the container well, and using the oral syringe provided, draw the liquid into the syringe to the black line, as instructed below.
    *You are to measure                    mL in the syringe. Give this amount.
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  1. Discard any liquid left in the container. Each dose of medication must be freshly prepared each time and cannot be saved. Wash the "Dissolve and Dose" in warm soapy water and allow it to air dry.

Keep all medicines out of your child's sight and reach.

If your child takes too much of any medicine, call the Ontario Poison Centre at one of these numbers. These calls are free.

  • Call 416-813-5900 if you live in Toronto.
  • Call 1-800-268-9017 if you live somewhere else in Ontario.
  • If you live outside of Ontario, call your local Poison Information Centre.

Disclaimer: The information in this Family Med-aid is accurate at the time of printing. It provides a summary of information about dissolve and dose and does not contain all possible information about this medicine. Not all side effects are listed. If you have any questions or want more information about dissolve and dose, speak to your health care provider.


Elaine Lau, BScPhm, PharmD, MSc, RPh

Lori Chen, BScPhm, RPh, ACPR

3/11/2010




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