The bad taste of medicines: overview of basic research on bitter taste.

@article{Mennella2013TheBT,
  title={The bad taste of medicines: overview of basic research on bitter taste.},
  author={Julie A Mennella and Alan C. Spector and Danielle R Reed and Susan E Coldwell},
  journal={Clinical therapeutics},
  year={2013},
  volume={35 8},
  pages={1225-46}
}
BACKGROUND Many active pharmaceutical ingredients taste bitter and thus are aversive to children as well as many adults. Encapsulation of the medicine in pill or tablet form, an effective method for adults to avoid the unpleasant taste, is problematic for children. Many children cannot or will not swallow solid dose forms. OBJECTIVE This review highlights basic principles of gustatory function, with a special focus on the science of bitter taste, derived from studies of animal models and… CONTINUE READING

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