Everolimus

(Afinitor®, Certican®, Votubia®, No)

Available as tablets or capsules.
Tablets
Available as soluble tablets?
Yes
Available as a liquid?
No (dispersible tablets available)
Available as something for placing under your tongue?
No
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
Licensed alternative formulations available. Crushing is not recommended.
Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Generic name
No
Usual formulation brand names
Afinitor®, Certican®, Votubia®
Is tablet/capsule specially coated?
No
Modified release
No
Film coated
Yes
Enteric coated
No
Sugar coated
No
Soluble tablet strength
-
Sublingual/buccal formulation strength
No
Granule strength
-
Transdermal patch strength
-
Injection strength
-
Nasal/oral spray Strength
-
Available as a licensed liquid or special?
Yes - dispersible tablets form a suspension
Are specials or imports available?
No
Liquid strengths
n/a
Is the liquid medicine sugar free?
Dispersible tablets form a sugar free suspension
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
No
Advice on administration via enteral tube
No information available
Notes
Votubia tablets and Votubia dispersible tablets are not to be used interchangeably. The two pharmaceutical forms must not be combined to achieve the desired dose. The same pharmaceutical form must be used consistently, as appropriate for the indication being treated.