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Can Levothyroxine, lisinopril, donepezil, meloxicam, tylenol, metoprolol tartrate and Lorazepam be crushed and taken?

can Levothyroxine, lisinopril,donepezil, meloxicam, tylenol, metoprolol tartrate, Lorazepam and pantoprazole be crushed? My 90 year old grandmother has been having trouble swallowing her meds so I thought I would see about crushing them and putting them in some yogart.
Tue, 2 Apr 2019
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Hello,

Metoprolol often is in a controlled release formulation that is not supposed to be crushed. Otherwise, they are comparable.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Matt Wachsman, Addiction Medicine Specialist
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Can Levothyroxine, lisinopril, donepezil, meloxicam, tylenol, metoprolol tartrate and Lorazepam be crushed and taken?

Hello, Metoprolol often is in a controlled release formulation that is not supposed to be crushed. Otherwise, they are comparable. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further. Take care Regards, Dr Matt Wachsman, Addiction Medicine Specialist