Ropinirole

(Adartrel®, Requip®, Requip XL®, Ipinnia XL®, Ralnea XL®, Raponer XL®, Repinex XL®, Ropilynz XL®, Ropiqual XL®, Spiroco XL® , Ropinirole)

Available as tablets or capsules.
Tablets
Available as soluble tablets?
No
Available as a liquid?
No
Available as something for placing under your tongue?
No
Available as something for placing on your gum?
-
Available as granules?
-
Available as a patch for putting on your skin?
-
Available as an injection?
-
Available as nasal/oral spray?
-
Safe or appropriate to crush
Enteric coated/modified release products should not be crushed. 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 crush immediate release tablets.Clinicians should be aware that this is an unlicensed use of the medication. Disperse tablets in water immediately before administration
Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Generic name
Ropinirole
Usual formulation brand names
Adartrel®, Requip®, Requip XL®, Ipinnia XL®, Ralnea XL®, Raponer XL®, Repinex XL®, Ropilynz XL®, Ropiqual XL®, Spiroco XL®
Is tablet/capsule specially coated?
Yes
Modified release
Yes- some preparations
Film coated
Yes- some preparations
Enteric coated
No
Sugar coated
No
Soluble tablet strength
-
Sublingual/buccal formulation strength
No
Granule strength
-
Transdermal patch strength
-
Injection strength
-
Nasal/oral spray Strength
-
Available as a licensed liquid or special?
No
Are specials or imports available?
No
Liquid strengths
N/A
Is the liquid medicine sugar free?
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 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.
Notes
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