A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down ? Perspectives on the use of sugar in children's medicines.
This analysis examines the policy issues involved in the removal of sugar from paediatric medicines.
It reports a study which investigates the perspectives of professionals, consumers, and the pharmaceutical industry.
Interviews were conducted with : parents of children receiving long term medication, dental professionals involved in influencing policy or caring for such children, and drug companies who produce medication for long term use by children.
Results showed that the parent group preferred the tablet over the liquid form of medication ; this was also considered acceptable by the key dental professionals interviewed.
Mots-clés Pascal : Carie dentaire, Toxicité, Edulcorant, Excipient, Médicament, Politique sanitaire, Parent, Dentiste, Industrie pharmaceutique, Forme pharmaceutique, Préférence, Enquête, Enfant, Royaume Uni, Homme, Europe, Stomatologie, Dent pathologie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Dental carie, Toxicity, Sweetener, Vehicle(excipient), Drug, Health policy, Parent, Dentist, Pharmaceutical industry, Dosage form, Preference, Inquiry, Child, United Kingdom, Human, Europe, Stomatology, Dental disease
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0566335
Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 09/06/1995.