Posted on: 3 August 2017
If you are having difficulty swallowing medication which has been prescribed to you by your doctor, you may be tempted to carry out a DIY compounding procedure. Compounding involves breaking down the tablets or pills you have been prescribed and mixing the powder with a liquid. Doing so makes your medication much easier to swallow. However, you should think twice before compounding your own medicine, as it can present a number of hazards.