Pentoxifylline

Usual solid dosage form
modified release tablets
Available as a liquid
No
Available as a licensed liquid formulation?
No
Liquid strengths
N/A
Liquid sugar free or not
N/A
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?
A suspension can be made by Pharmacy in some centres.
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
No
Advice on administration via enteral tube
Not recommended. Modified release products should not be crushed.
Available as other formulations?
No
Note
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Film coated
No
Modified release
Yes
Enteric coated
No
Sugar coated
-
Generic drug
Pentoxifylline
Safe or appropriate to crush
Not recommended. Modified release products should not be crushed.