Usual solid dosage form
Available as a liquid
Yes - oral solution (Rosemont is a special)
Available as a licensed liquid formulation?
25mcg/5mL, 50mcg/5mL, 100mcg/5mL, 125mcg/5ml
Liquid sugar free or not
Yes- some brands
Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Dissolve directly in mouth
Available as soluble tablets
Available as an unlicensed special liquid formulation?
Yes available as a special
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
Yes- some brands of oral solution are licensed to be administered via NG tubes.
Advice on administration via enteral tube
Some brands of oral solution are licensed to be administered via NG tubes. Check manufacturer's information.
Available as other formulations?
Extemporaenous preparations available for oral suspension.
Safe or appropriate to crush
Licensed alternative formulations available and therefore crushing is not recommended. 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.Tablets can be crushed and dispersed in water immediately before administration