Macrobid®

Usual solid dosage form
tablets, modified release capsules
Available as a liquid
Nitrofurantoin oral suspension available
Available as a licensed liquid formulation?
Yes
Liquid strengths
Nitrofurantoin is available in an oral suspension generic preparation 25mg/5mL
Liquid sugar free or not
Yes
Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Dissolve directly in mouth
No
Available as soluble tablets
No
Sub-lingual
No
Specially coated?
Yes
Available as an unlicensed special liquid formulation?
N/A
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
No
Advice on administration via enteral tube
Current resources suggest that it is likely to be safe to administer the liquid 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.
Available as other formulations?
No
Note
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Film coated
No
Modified release
Yes- some preparations
Enteric coated
No
Sugar coated
-
Generic drug
Nitrofurantoin
Safe or appropriate to crush
No. Enteric coated/modified release products should not be crushed.