Usual solid dosage form
Available as a liquid
No. Oral suspension may be available from specials manufacturers.
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 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
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.Consider changing therapy to aciclovir