How The RxCrush Pill Crusher Works

Pill being inserted in a seal bag

1

Insert pill into pill pouch through zip seal and seal bag.

Roller crushing pills in pouch

4

Hold syringe to the side and use the crush plate to crush pills by moving handle up and down. Nibbling at the pills is quieter and effective at breaking large or hard pills, or many pills at once.

Pouch with crushed pills and syringe being held by gloves

7

Keep syringe attached to pouch and shake pill pouch until medication is dissolved.

Pouch with pills and water reinjected using syringe

10

Refill syringe with water, inject water into pouch, withdraw contents and inject into feeding tube as many times as necessary to remove all pill particles from pill pouch.

Syringe connected with puch which has pills in it

2

Connect water filled syringe to nozzle on pill pouch. Do not inject water yet.

Pills seen being crushed with roller

5

Move the pill pouch under roller and roll back and forth to pulverize pills. Syringe should be held to the side again.

Pouch with crushed pills being held up upside down

8

Draw dissolved pill solution from pill pouch into syringe. Hold pouch up and syringe down to ensure contents flow into syringe.

Roller over the pill pouch

3

Position pouch zip seal under roller. Roll over the zip seal to ensure closure.

Pouch having water through a syringe attached to it

6

Remove syringe and pouch from the crusher. Inject water from syringe into pill pouch.

Pouch and detached syringe

9

Detach syringe from pill pouch. Hold syringe up and pouch down so pouch contents do not leak. Attach syringe to feeding tube and inject solution from syringe into feeding tube.