• GEORGE MATHEW PANACHIYIL Department of Pharmacy Practice, JSS College of Pharmacy, JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research, Mysuru, Karnataka, India.
  • TIRIN BABU Department of Pharmacy Practice, JSS College of Pharmacy, JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research, Mysuru, Karnataka, India.




Syrup, Flavors, Drugs, Pediatric patients, Medication adherence


Objectives: To find out syrup flavor preferences among pediatric patients.

Methods: This prospective survey included 350 pediatric patients in a multispecialty hospital and was conducted for over four months. The patients filled a pro forma with a questionnaire regarding the syrup flavor preferences details among four drug categories. If the patients were unable to fill the questionnaire, the parents were asked to fill the same.

Results: In our survey, the first preference of the syrup flavors by male gender from all four drug categories were banana-vanilla, orange, lime, and orange-lemon flavors. Whereas, the same in the female gender were the following: Strawberry, grape, banana-pineapple, and strawberry-lemon flavors.

Conclusion: The creation of an acceptable syrup taste using flavors should be taken into account by the healthcare professionals before prescribing it to the children.


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How to Cite

PANACHIYIL, G. M., and T. BABU. “WHICH SYRUP FLAVOR PEDIATRIC POPULATION PREFERS THE MOST?”. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, vol. 14, no. 4, Apr. 2021, pp. 170-1, doi:10.22159/ajpcr.2021.v14i4.40599.



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