vit b compound

Usual solid dosage form
Tablets
Available as a liquid
Yes
Available as a licensed liquid formulation?
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Liquid strengths
See specific preparations
Liquid sugar free or not
See specific preparations
Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Dissolve directly in mouth
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Available as soluble tablets
No
Sub-lingual
-
Specially coated?
Yes, some
Available as an unlicensed special liquid formulation?
-
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
-
Advice on administration via enteral tube
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Available as other formulations?
F/C and S/C tablets, injection, effervescent tablet
Note
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Film coated
Yes, some
Modified release
-
Enteric coated
-
Sugar coated
Yes, some
Generic drug
Vitamin b complex
Safe or appropriate to crush
Use liquid alternative or effervescent formulation. Licensed alternative formulations available and therefore crushing is not recommended. 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.