Safe handling of hazardous medicines at home: Giving cut tablets

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A guide on cutting and giving hazardous medicine tablets safely.

Key points

  • A gown, mask and gloves offer protection when handling hazardous medicine.
  • If your child's hazardous medicine dose includes part of a tablet, you will need to use a tablet cutter to cut the tablet.

Last updated: October 22nd 2020