May be taken with or without food: Soln: Measure appropriate vol w/ oral syringe & pour in a spoon or dilute in a glass of water. Drink immediately. Oral drops: Pour drops in a spoon or diluted in water & take orally. If dilution is used, the vol of water to which the drops are added needs to be adapted according to the quantity of water the patient is able to swallow. The diluted soln should be taken immediately. When counting the drops, the bottle should be held vertically (top down). In case of lack of flow of drops, if the right amount of drops has not been delivered, turn the bottle over in upright position, then hold it top down again & continue counting the drops.