Usual solid dosage form
Available as a liquid
Yes (oral solution)
Available as a licensed liquid formulation?
5mg/5mL, 10mg/5mL, 40mg/5mL, 50mg/5mL
Liquid sugar free or not
Yes. Safe for people with diabetes.
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
Current resources suggest that it is likely to be safe to administer the liquid 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?
Injection (1mg/mL), M/R capsules
Yes, M/R capsules
Safe or appropriate to crush
Licensed alternative formulations available and therefore crushing is not recommended. Do not open modified release capsules.