Aldomet®

Usual solid dosage form
Tablets
Available as a liquid
-
Available as a licensed liquid formulation?
No
Liquid strengths
Check with specials manufacturer
Liquid sugar free or not
Check with specials manufacturer
Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Dissolve directly in mouth
No
Available as soluble tablets
No
Sub-lingual
No
Specially coated?
Yes
Available as an unlicensed special liquid formulation?
Yes- suspension/solution (generic methyldopa)
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
No
Advice on administration via enteral tube
No information available. See methyldopa monograph for advice on administering generic methyldopa.
Available as other formulations?
No
Note
-
Film coated
Yes
Modified release
No
Enteric coated
No
Sugar coated
No
Generic drug
Methyldopa
Safe or appropriate to crush
No information available on Aldomet brand tablets. Crushing or dispersing should always be used as a last resort but current text books and resources suggest it is likely to be safe to crush generic methyldopa tablets, disperse in water and administer immediately. Clinicians should be aware that this is an unlicensed use of the medication.