Usual solid dosage form
Available as a liquid
Available as a licensed liquid formulation?
See product specific data
Liquid sugar free or not
Yes- see product specific data
Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Dissolve directly in mouth
Available as soluble tablets
Available as an unlicensed special liquid formulation?
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
Advice on administration via enteral tube
Consider whether vitamins are still required (vitamins are present in most enteral feeds).
Available as other formulations?
Capsules, oral drops
Yes- some preparations
Safe or appropriate to crush
Check product specific literature. Crushing or dispersing should always be used as a last resort but current text books and resources suggest it is likely to be safe to do the following:Forceval capsules can be pierced and and the contents of the capsule mixed with water. This may not produce accurate dosing.Ketovite tablets can be dispersed in water.Forceval soluble is a soluble tablet which may be a suitable alternative. Check product literature for contents. Forceval capsules