Government rolls out Fruit-Flavoured TB Tablets for Children
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The government has replaced the bitter tablets for children suffering from tuberculosis with strawberry and orange flavoured ones. The initiative has been rolled out in five states and by next month, it will be introduced in 17 more states and by year end, these fruit flavoured tablets will reach every child of the country.

The drugs will given to children on the basis of their body-weight. For the purpose, body weight has been divided into six categories - 4 to 7kg, 8 to 11kg, 12 to 15 kg, 16 to 24kg, 25 to 30kg and 30 to 35kg - on the basis of which the doses would be administered to kids. At present, children are given bitter-tasting tablets which are crushed into multiple pieces to give the correct dose to the kids, and as such the doses aren't always precise and consistent.

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