Antacids & Oxetacaine

Usual solid dosage form
n/a
Available as a liquid
Yes - oral suspension
Available as a licensed liquid formulation?
No
Liquid strengths
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
No
Available as soluble tablets
No
Sub-lingual
No
Specially coated?
-
Available as an unlicensed special liquid formulation?
Yes- oral suspension
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
No
Advice on administration via enteral tube
Not recommended
Available as other formulations?
No
Note
Aluminium containing antacids may interact with enteral feeds and form a plug.
Film coated
No
Modified release
No
Enteric coated
No
Sugar coated
No
Generic drug
Oxetacaine, aluminium hydroxide, magnesium hydroxide
Safe or appropriate to crush
n/a