Usual solid dosage form
Available as a liquid
Yes - oral suspension (Rosemont is a special)
Available as a licensed liquid formulation?
Liquid sugar free or not
Yes (Rosemont is, check with other manufacturers). Safe for people with diabetes.
Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Dissolve directly in mouth
Available as soluble tablets
Available as an unlicensed special liquid formulation?
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
Advice on administration via enteral tube
Available as other formulations?
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.Tablets can be crushed and mixed with water immediately prior to administration or use the oral suspension.