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Handheld device designed to crush a tablet for easier ingestion by a patient who cannot swallow the tablet whole. It consists of two parts that can be easily assembled to crush the tablet by screwing the two main body parts together.

Reusable device


tablet crusher


Technical specifications

  • plastic
  • consisting of 2 parts
    • crusher cavity
    • screw cap
  • dimensions: variable depending on the manufacturer, approx. 40 x 70 mm
  • reusable

Packaging & Labelling

Unit packaging

Instructions for use

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Precautions for Use

Never force at the end of tightening (risk of breaking the device).

Do not use for sustained or prolonged release tablets.


After each use, clean and disinfect with a clean cloth impregnated with detergent-disinfectant solution for surfaces/medical equipment, according to the required concentration (refer to the manufacturer's instructions on the label. Do not mix with other products). Dry thoroughly, especially if the crusher is used to crush different medicines.

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