Felodipine

Usual solid dosage form
Tablets
Available as a liquid
No
Available as a licensed liquid formulation?
No
Liquid strengths
n/a
Liquid sugar free or not
n/a
Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Dissolve directly in mouth
No
Available as soluble tablets
No
Sub-lingual
No
Specially coated?
Yes, M/R tablets
Available as an unlicensed special liquid formulation?
No
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
No
Advice on administration via enteral tube
Not suitable- MR preparation.
Available as other formulations?
No
Note
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Film coated
No
Modified release
Yes
Enteric coated
No
Sugar coated
No
Generic drug
Felodipine
Safe or appropriate to crush
Not suitable. Enteric coated/modified release products should not be crushed. Consider changing to an alternative calcium channel blocker for which other formulations are available or which may be suitable for crushing.