Rectal route in the 21st Century to treat children.

  title={Rectal route in the 21st Century to treat children.},
  author={Vincent Jannin and Gilles Lemagnen and Pascale Gueroult and Denis Larrouture and Catherine Tuleu},
  journal={Advanced drug delivery reviews},
The rectal route can be considered a good alternative to the oral route for the paediatric population because these dosage forms are neither to be swallowed nor need to be taste-masked. Rectal forms can also be administered in an emergency to unconscious or vomiting children. Their manufacturing cost is low with excipients generally regarded as safe. Some… CONTINUE READING