(Feospan®, Ferrous sulphate)
Available as tablets or capsules.
Tablets, Modified-Release Tablets, Modified-Release Capsules
Available as soluble tablets?
Available as a liquid?
Yes - oral drops, unlicensed oral liquid
Available as something for placing under your tongue?
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
No - The tablets should not be sucked, chewed or kept in the mouth, but swallowed whole with water. Modified release products should not be crushed.
Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Usual formulation brand names
Is tablet/capsule specially coated?
Yes- MR capsules available
Soluble tablet strength
Sublingual/buccal formulation strength
Transdermal patch strength
Nasal/oral spray Strength
Available as a licensed liquid or special?
Licensed - oral drops
Are specials or imports available?
On the Specials Tariff - oral solution
125mg/ml - licensed, 60mg/5ml - special
Is the liquid medicine sugar free?
Yes - check the manufacturers information
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
Advice on administration via enteral tube
No information available