best way to take Kuvan

best way to take Kuvan

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best way to take Kuvan

August 14, 2010 in Uncategorized

My 15 yr old was just placed on Kuvan. Any advice about the best way to take the med? She is crushing it daily with apple juice but it still tastes horrible. Swalloeing the pills bruns her throat. ANy adice?? MEC

3 Reviews of best way to take Kuvan

  1. Registered: Apr 24, 2009

    Posts: 0

    Cornwall, New York

    Hello. I take Kuvan and have been on it for over two years now. I used to disolve it in apple juice and water, however I couldn’t stand waiting to do it. That is when I decided to take it by swallowing it. Hmmm.. I know parents with younger children also crush it into apple sauce. I would suggest having your child crush it and place it into food while eating. Also, good luck to your child taking Kuvan. Let me know if I can be of any other help.

    Katie, 25, NY

  2. Registered: Sep 12, 2006

    Posts: 0

    Franklin, Wisconsin

    I’ve always swallowed them whole like Katie. I have heard some parents mixing it in Hunts Lemon pudding, applesauce, Sunny D, and their formula. Just check with your doctor to be sure it’s okay to take Kuvan like that. I hope this helps.

  3. Registered: May 27, 2009

    Posts: 0

    , Florida

    I am hoping to begin this soon. I am interested to see what works for different people. We will see how it goes. I hope this works out well for the 15 year old!

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