methylphenidate

Usual solid dosage form
Tablet or modified release tablet
Available as a liquid
No
Available as a licensed liquid formulation?
-
Liquid strengths
-
Liquid sugar free or not
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Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Dissolve directly in mouth
No
Available as soluble tablets
No
Sub-lingual
-
Specially coated?
MR formulations
Available as an unlicensed special liquid formulation?
-
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
-
Advice on administration via enteral tube
-
Available as other formulations?
No
Note
No
Film coated
Yes
Modified release
Yes - some brands
Enteric coated
Yes
Sugar coated
-
Generic drug
Yes
Safe or appropriate to crush
Only certain brands. For Equasym® XL Contents of capsule can be sprinkled on a tablespoon of apple sauce (then swallowed immediately without chewing). For Medikinet® XL: Contents of capsule can be sprinkled on a tablespoon of apple sauce or yoghurt (then swallowed immediately without chewing).