Available as tablets or capsules.
Available as soluble tablets?
Available as a liquid?
Yes - unlicensed
Available as something for placing under your tongue?
Available as something for placing on your gum?
Available as granules?
Available as a patch for putting on your skin?
Available as an injection?
Available as nasal/oral spray?
Safe or appropriate to crush
Crushing or dispersing should always be used as a last resort but current text books and resources suggest it is likely to be safe. Clinicians should be aware that this is an unlicensed use of the medication. Consider changing to an alternative medication for which other formulations are available.
Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Usual formulation brand names
Is tablet/capsule specially coated?
Soluble tablet strength
Sublingual/buccal formulation strength
Transdermal patch strength
Nasal/oral spray Strength
Available as a licensed liquid or special?
Specials - oral suspension
Are specials or imports available?
On the Specials Tariff
Is the liquid medicine sugar free?
Yes, Check specials manufacturers information
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
Advice on administration via enteral tube
Consider administering as the parenteral injection if appropriate or changing patient to an alternative anti-emetic for which liquid/suppositories are available (e.g. domperidone/metoclopramide).