The vet gave me the option of tablets and said they would have to be mixed with something sweet....if that matters.
Likely in a syringe. Have you ever had an aspirin start to disolve on your tongue? Blech. I will admit though - I use warm water alone. No maple syrup, no karo syrup, no molasses, no apple sauce. Might be mean but then I don't think kids medicine should taste good either.
when I have to give medication by mouth, I usually mix a tiny bit of applesauce with the meds, then push it into their mouth by syringe with a cathater tip, easy to do and the horses don't worry about it much.