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
The drug undergoes significant first pass metabolism so should not be administered via enteral feeding tubes. The injection or patches should be used if the patient's mouth is not sufficiently moist to use the sublingual tablets.
Available as other formulations?
Injection (300 mcg/mL), prolonged-release solution for injection, self-adhesive patches, oral lyophilisate
Safe or appropriate to crush
Crushing is not necessary as tablets are sublingual or oral lyophilisates