Usual solid dosage form
Available as a licensed liquid formulation?
Liquid sugar free or not
Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Dissolve directly in mouth
Available as soluble tablets
Available as an unlicensed special liquid formulation?
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
Advice on administration via enteral tube
Available as other formulations?
Capsules (different brand)
Consider changing patient to an alternative calcium channel blocker if appropriate. Current resources suggest that modified release nifedipine capsules (alternative brands) can be opened and the contents flushed down enteral feeding tubes.
Safe or appropriate to crush
Modified release products should not be crushed.