Diclofenac sodium

Usual solid dosage form
Tablets
Available as a liquid
Yes - oral suspension
Available as a licensed liquid formulation?
No
Liquid strengths
50mg/5mL
Liquid sugar free or not
Yes
Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Dissolve directly in mouth
No
Available as soluble tablets
Yes (special order)
Sub-lingual
No
Specially coated?
Yes
Available as an unlicensed special liquid formulation?
Yes
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
No
Advice on administration via enteral tube
Alternative route of administration are available. Rectal and parenteral routes are available. Topical formulations can be used for a local action.
Available as other formulations?
suppositories, injection (25mg/mL, 75mg/mL), topical gel, modified release capsules, modified release tablets, dispersible tablets (available from special-order manufacturers)
Note
Check individual make for special coating type.
Film coated
Yes, tablets are
Modified release
Yes, capsules are
Enteric coated
Yes, tablets are
Sugar coated
Yes, tablets are
Generic drug
Diclofenac
Safe or appropriate to crush
Licensed alternative formulations available and therefore crushing is not recommended.