Available as tablets or capsules.
Tablets, Chewable Tablets
Available as soluble tablets?
Yes chewable/dispersible tablets
Available as a liquid?
Yes - unlicensed
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
Licensed alternative formulations available and therefore crushing is not recommended.
Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Usual formulation brand names
Is tablet/capsule specially coated?
Soluble tablet strength
2mg, 5mg, 25mg,100mg chewable/dispersible tablets
Sublingual/buccal formulation strength
Transdermal patch strength
Nasal/oral spray Strength
Available as a licensed liquid or special?
Special - oral suspension
Are specials or imports available?
On Specials Tariff
Is the liquid medicine sugar free?
Yes - Check with manufacturer
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
Advice on administration via enteral tube
Current resources suggest that it is likely to be safe to administer dispersible 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.