Isosorbide mononitrate

Usual solid dosage form
Capsules, 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 and M/R capsules)
Available as an unlicensed special liquid formulation?
Yes - oral solution, suspension
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
No
Advice on administration via enteral tube
Current resources suggest that it is likely to be safe to administer standard release tablets via enteral feeding tubes, however this is an unlicensed use of the medication. Clinicians should refer to specialist resources for advice on how to administer this medication via enteral feeding tubes.
Available as other formulations?
M/R tablets, M/R capsules
Note
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Film coated
No
Modified release
Yes (M/R tablets and M/R capsules)
Enteric coated
No
Sugar coated
No
Generic drug
Isosorbide mononitrate
Safe or appropriate to crush
No, not recommended for standard release tablets. Enteric coated/modified release products should not be crushed. Consider using GTN patches as an alternative.