Usual solid dosage form
Available as a liquid
Yes- unlicensed special
Available as a licensed liquid formulation?
10mg/mL (extemporaneous preparation)
Liquid sugar free or not
Check with specials manufacturer.
Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Dissolve directly in mouth
Available as soluble tablets
Available as an unlicensed special liquid formulation?
Yes - oral suspension, oral solution
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
Advice on administration via enteral tube
Not recommended. Clinicians should refer to specialist resources for advice on how to administer unlicensed special via enteral feeding tubes.
Available as other formulations?
Crushed tablets have an unpleasant taste.
Safe or appropriate to crush
Crushing or dispersing should always be used as a last resort but current text books and resources suggest that it is likely to be safe. Clinicians should be aware that this an unlicensed use of the medication.