Usual solid dosage form
Available as a liquid
Available as a licensed liquid formulation?
Yes - oral solution, oral syrup
200mg/5mL, (200mg/mL available as alternative brand)
Liquid sugar free or not
Yes- oral solution. (Syrup is not sugar free)
Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Dissolve directly in mouth
Available as soluble tablets
Yes, M/R tablets and E/C tablets
Available as an unlicensed special liquid formulation?
Yes - oral solution, suspension (and suppository)
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
Advice on administration via enteral tube
Give parenteral injection if suitable.
Available as other formulations?
Crushable tablets, M/R tablets, E/C tablets, MR granules
Different formulations and oral preparations may vary in bioavailability. Patients should ideally be maintained on a specific product and manufacturer. Where changing brand/formulation is necessary, patients should be closely monitored and advice sought from a doctor/pharmacist.
Yes, Epilim chrono
Safe or appropriate to crush
Licensed alternative formulations available and therefore crushing is not recommended (except crushable tablets). Use crushable tablets, liquid or granules. Modified release granules should be sprinkled on/mixed with a liquid or soft food. See product leaflets for more information.