May be taken with or without food: Take at the same time each day. Swallow whole w/ water, do not crush/split/chew. For patients w/ swallowing difficulties, disperse tab in 50 mL non-carbonated water & stir w/o crushing then, drink w/in 30 min. Rinse glass w/ another 1/2 glass of water & drink. Dispersed liqd may also be administered via nasogastric tube by using 15 mL for initial dispersion & 15 mL for residue rinses. Flush tube w/ water after administration.