(Arrow®, Actavis®, Winthrop®, Zentiva®, Lercanidipine)
Available as tablets or capsules.
Available as soluble tablets?
Available as a liquid?
Available as something for placing under your tongue?
Available as something for placing on your gum?
Available as a patch for putting on your skin?
Available as an injection?
Available as nasal/oral spray?
Safe or appropriate to crush
Limited information available. Could consider changing to alternative e.g. amlodipine
Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Usual formulation brand names
Arrow®, Actavis®, Winthrop®, Zentiva®
Is tablet/capsule specially coated?
Soluble tablet strength
Sublingual/buccal formulation strength
Transdermal patch strength
Nasal/oral spray Strength
Available as a licensed liquid or special?
Are specials or imports available?
Is the liquid medicine sugar free?
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
Advice on administration via enteral tube
Some resources suggest that the tablets can be crushed and mixed with water for administration. Lercanidipine should be taken on an empty stomach. Enteral feeds should be withheld for half an hour before and half an hour after each dose.