(Zofran Syrup® , Ondansetron)
Available as tablets or capsules.
Tablets and orodispersible tablets
Available as soluble tablets?
Available as a liquid?
Available as something for placing under your tongue?
Yes- oral lyophilsates, orodispersible film, orodispersible tablet
Available as something for placing on your gum?
Available as a patch for putting on your skin?
Available as an injection?
Available as nasal/oral spray?
Safe or appropriate to crush
Licensed alternative formulations available which should be used as an alternative.
Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Usual formulation brand names
Is tablet/capsule specially coated?
Yes some preparations
Soluble tablet strength
Sublingual/buccal formulation strength
Transdermal patch strength
Nasal/oral spray Strength
Available as a licensed liquid or special?
Are specials or imports available?
Is the liquid medicine sugar free?
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
Advice on administration via enteral tube
Current resources suggest the liquid preparation is likely to be safe to administer via enteral feeding tubes. Stop the enteral feed before administration. Flush the feeding tube with water before and after administration of the medication. No break in feeding is required after the medication has been administered.