Available as tablets or capsules.
Available as soluble tablets?
Available as a liquid?
Available as something for placing under your tongue?
Available as something for placing on your gum?
Available as granules?
Yes - for oral liquid suspension
Available as a patch for putting on your skin?
Available as an injection?
Available as nasal/oral spray?
Safe or appropriate to crush
Licensed alternative formulations available and therefore crushing is not recommended.
Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Usual formulation brand names
Is tablet/capsule specially coated?
Soluble tablet strength
Sublingual/buccal formulation strength
Granules for suspension 125mg
Transdermal patch strength
50mg, 250mg, 750mg,1.5g
Nasal/oral spray Strength
Available as a licensed liquid or special?
Are specials or imports available?
N/A licensed alternative available
Is the liquid medicine sugar free?
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
Advice on administration via enteral tube
Give the injection as a first line alternative to administration via enteral feeding tubes.
Sachets containing 125mg per sachet are available. These contain the same preparation as the suspension. Each sachet should be mixed with 10mL of water immediately prior to administration.