Salofalk®

Usual solid dosage form
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?
No
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
No
Advice on administration via enteral tube
No recommended, consider rectally administered formulations as an alternative. See Mesalazine monograph for further information.
Available as other formulations?
MR tablets, GR tablet, MR Granules, suppositories, foam enema, enema (various brands)
Note
Consider rectally administered formulations as an alternative. See Mesalazine monograph for further information.
Film coated
No
Modified release
Yes
Enteric coated
Yes
Sugar coated
No
Generic drug
Mesalazine
Safe or appropriate to crush
Enteric coated/modified release products should not be crushed. Manufacturer advises granules should be taken on the tongue and swallowed, without chewing, with plenty of liquid.