Antacids & Oxetacaine
Usual solid dosage form
Available as a liquid
Yes - oral suspension
Available as a licensed liquid formulation?
10mg/5ml oxetacaine + aluminium hydroxide (equivalent to 200mg/5ml aluminium oxide) + 100mg/5ml magnesium hydroxide (special)
Liquid sugar free or not
Yes, check with manufacturers. If sugar free then safe for people with diabetes
Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Dissolve directly in mouth
Available as soluble tablets
Available as an unlicensed special liquid formulation?
Yes- oral suspension
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
Advice on administration via enteral tube
Available as other formulations?
Aluminium containing antacids may interact with enteral feeds and form a plug.
Oxetacaine, aluminium hydroxide, magnesium hydroxide
Safe or appropriate to crush