I bet there are several reasons why painkillers are bitter. Many people prefer having drops instead of pills since they work quicker. But the taste is as bad as the pain. Now you don’t have to keep with this bitter taste in your mouth, if you are keen on artificial sweeteners.
The artificial sweetener will have no effect in the formula of your painkiller, and as it is “powerful” it will influence the flavor and make it way milder.
Three drops of sweetener will make your painkilling experience much better than it is nowadays.
Now, the question that begs to be asked now – why do drug companies does not adopt that and make edible (drinkable, I mean) painkillers? Sweet and with a good taste!
To those that are against using such chemicals, this is not the right post since painkillers of the type I’m talking about (tylenol, ibuprofen, diclofenac etc.) are not the most natural things in the world… so…
Are Artificial Sweeteners Healthy? (Part II of the Sugar Series) (chicfitchef.com)
Artificial Sweeteners-Pros & Cons? (cocreativehealthsolutions.wordpress.com)
Fighting Painkiller Abuse: Don’t Get Me Started (wdok.radio.com)
PainKiller Awareness.org Launches “Care Enough to Share” Campaign (prweb.com)