Diltiazem

( Adizem®, Diltiazem)

Available as tablets or capsules.
Tablets, Capsules
Available as soluble tablets?
No
Available as a liquid?
Yes - unlicensed specials
Available as something for placing under your tongue?
No
Available as something for placing on your gum?
No
Available as granules?
No
Available as a patch for putting on your skin?
No
Available as an injection?
No
Available as nasal/oral spray?
No
Safe or appropriate to crush
Consider changing to an alternative medication for which other formulations are available. Enteric coated/modified release products should not be crushed.
Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Generic name
Diltiazem
Usual formulation brand names
Adizem®
Is tablet/capsule specially coated?
Yes
Modified release
Yes
Film coated
No
Enteric coated
No
Sugar coated
No
Soluble tablet strength
-
Sublingual/buccal formulation strength
-
Granule strength
-
Transdermal patch strength
-
Injection strength
-
Nasal/oral spray Strength
-
Available as a licensed liquid or special?
No
Are specials or imports available?
Yes- suspension/solution
Liquid strengths
Confirm with specials manufacturer
Is the liquid medicine sugar free?
Confirm with specials manufacturer
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
No
Advice on administration via enteral tube
Not recommended.
Notes
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