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?
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
Advice on administration via enteral tube
Available as other formulations?
Safe or appropriate to crush
Crushing or dispersing should always be used as a last resort but current text books and resources suggest that it is likely to be safe. Manufacturer advises that tablets can be broken for ease of swallowing which suggests that crushing should also be safe.
Clinicians should be aware that this an unlicensed use of the medication.