Usual solid dosage form
Available as a licensed liquid formulation?
Liquid sugar free or not
Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Dissolve directly in mouth
Available as soluble tablets
Available as an unlicensed special liquid formulation?
Yes available as a special
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
Advice on administration via enteral tube
Consider switching to an alternative beta blocker available in a liquid formulation.
Available as other formulations?
Safe or appropriate to crush
Crushing or dispersing should always be used as a last resort but current text books and resources suggest it is likely to be safe.Clinicians should be aware that this is an unlicensed use of the medication. Consider changing to an alternative beta-blocker for which other formulations are available.