Cystrin®

Usual solid dosage form
Tablets
Available as a liquid
No (generic oxybutynin oral solution available)
Available as a licensed liquid formulation?
Yes (generic oxybutynin)
Liquid strengths
2.5mg/5mL, 5mg/5mL (both generic oxybutynin)
Liquid sugar free or not
Yes
Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Dissolve directly in mouth
No
Available as soluble tablets
No
Sub-lingual
No
Specially coated?
No
Available as an unlicensed special liquid formulation?
Yes - oral solution, oral suspension
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
No
Advice on administration via enteral tube
Consider changing patients to the transdermal patch if appropriate. Current resources suggest that it is likely to be safe to administer via enteral feeding tubes, however this is an unlicensed use of the medication. Clinicians should refer to specialist resources for advice on how to administer this medication via enteral feeding tubes.
Available as other formulations?
Transdermal patch
Note
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Film coated
Yes
Modified release
Yes, some
Enteric coated
No
Sugar coated
No
Generic drug
Oxybutynin hydrochloride
Safe or appropriate to crush
Licensed alternative formulations available and therefore crushing is not recommended. Crushing or dispersing should always be used as a last resort but current text books and resources suggest it is likely to be safe to crush Cystrin tablets.Clinicians should be aware that this is an unlicensed use of the medication.