Sucralfate

Usual solid dosage form
Tablets
Available as a liquid
Yes
Available as a licensed liquid formulation?
Yes- oral suspension
Liquid strengths
1g/5mL
Liquid sugar free or not
Yes
Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Dissolve directly in mouth
No
Available as soluble tablets
No
Sub-lingual
No
Specially coated?
No
Available as an unlicensed special liquid formulation?
Yes- suspension
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
No
Advice on administration via enteral tube
Not recommended as Sucralfate requires large breaks in feeding and there are reported cases of the medication causing enteral tube obstruction and oesophageal blockage.
Available as other formulations?
No
Note
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Film coated
No
Modified release
No
Enteric coated
No
Sugar coated
No
Generic drug
Sucralfate
Safe or appropriate to crush
The summary of product characteristics states that tablets can be dispersed in 10-15 mL of water.