Usual solid dosage form
Available as a licensed liquid formulation?
Liquid sugar free or not
Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Dissolve directly in mouth
Available as soluble tablets
Available as an unlicensed special liquid formulation?
A suspension or oral solution can be made by Pharmacy in some centres.
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
Advice on administration via enteral tube
No information available.
Available as other formulations?
Safe or appropriate to crush
No data available on Tambocor® brand. 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 crushing of generic flecainide it is likely to be safe when dispersed in deionised water (note some resources do not recommend this). The crushed tablets have a local anaesthetic effect, so should be used with care in patients with swallowing difficulties.