MST®

Usual solid dosage form
Tablets
Available as a liquid
MST Continus prolonged release suspension granules sachets. Modified-release granules mix with water to form an oral suspension
Available as a licensed liquid formulation?
Yes as above.
Liquid strengths
Prolonged release granules for oral suspension- 20mg, 30mg, 60mg, 100mg, 200mg
Liquid sugar free or not
No
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 prolonged release suspension granules sachets 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
Yes- some preparations
Modified release
Yes
Enteric coated
No
Sugar coated
-
Generic drug
Morphine sulfate
Safe or appropriate to crush
Enteric coated/modified release products should not be crushed. Use MR granules for suspension or liquid alternative (different brands)