How to Administer
Most medications are taken by mouth but many are given as drops, ointments, skin patches, self injections, suppositories, and with an inhaler. Learn, step-by-step, how to use your medications and to make sure all your drugs are being properly stored.
Your medicine can only work correctly if it is administered properly in the body. Click the links below for helpful illustrations that show the right way to use eye, ear, and nose drops; eye ointments; inhalers; and suppositories.
- How to Use Ear Drops
- How to Use Eye Drops
- How to Use Eye Ointments and Gels
- How to Use Metered-Dose Inhalers
- How to Use Nose Drops
- How to Use Nasal Sprays
- How to Use Rectal Suppositories