Alimemazine tartrate

Usual solid dosage form
Tablet
Available as a liquid
Yes
Available as a licensed liquid formulation?
Yes - oral solution/syrup
Liquid strengths
7.5mg/5mL, 30mg/5mL
Liquid sugar free or not
No
Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Dissolve directly in mouth
No
Available as soluble tablets
No
Sub-lingual
No
Specially coated?
No
Available as an unlicensed special liquid formulation?
Yes
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
No
Advice on administration via enteral tube
Current resources suggest that it is likely to be safe to administer via enteral feeding tubes, however this is an unlicensed use of the medication. Clinicians should refer to specialist resources for advice on how to administer this medication via enteral feeding tubes.
Available as other formulations?
No
Note
The liquid formulation can be diluted immediately before administration. Consider changing patients to chlorphenamine injection if appropriate.
Film coated
Yes
Modified release
No
Enteric coated
No
Sugar coated
No
Generic drug
Alimemazine
Safe or appropriate to crush
Licensed alternative formulations available and therefore crushing is not recommended.