methadone

Usual solid dosage form
Tablets
Available as a liquid
Yes - oral solution
Available as a licensed liquid formulation?
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Liquid strengths
1mg/mL
Liquid sugar free or not
Sugar free formulations are available
Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Dissolve directly in mouth
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Available as soluble tablets
No
Sub-lingual
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Specially coated?
No
Available as an unlicensed special liquid formulation?
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Licensed for administration via enteral tube
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Advice on administration via enteral tube
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Available as other formulations?
Injection (10mg/mL, 25mg/mL), oral concentrate (10mg/mL, 20mg/mL)
Note
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Film coated
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Modified release
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Enteric coated
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Sugar coated
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Generic drug
Methadone hydrochloride
Safe or appropriate to crush
Licensed alternative formulations available and therefore crushing is not recommended