Melatonin

Usual solid dosage form
capsules, modified release tablet
Available as a liquid
Yes
Available as a licensed liquid formulation?
Yes
Liquid strengths
1mg/mL
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
No information available.
Available as other formulations?
No
Note
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Film coated
No
Modified release
Yes
Enteric coated
No
Sugar coated
-
Generic drug
Melatonin
Safe or appropriate to crush
Enteric coated/modified release products should not be crushed. Alternative formulations available and therefore crushing is not recommended.