tizanidine

Usual solid dosage form
Tablets
Available as a liquid
Yes - oral solution (Rosemont is a special)
Available as a licensed liquid formulation?
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Liquid strengths
2mg/5mL
Liquid sugar free or not
Yes (Rosemont is, check to see with other manufacturers). Safe for people with diabetes.
Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Dissolve directly in mouth
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Available as soluble tablets
No
Sub-lingual
-
Specially coated?
No
Available as an unlicensed special liquid formulation?
-
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
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Advice on administration via enteral tube
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Available as other formulations?
No
Note
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Film coated
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Modified release
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Enteric coated
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Sugar coated
-
Generic drug
Tizanidine
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. Clinicians should be aware that this an unlicensed use of the medication.