Zofran®

(Zofran Syrup® , Ondansetron)

Available as tablets or capsules.
Tablets and orodispersible tablets
Available as soluble tablets?
No
Available as a liquid?
Yes
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 granules?
-
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+
Generic name
Ondansetron
Usual formulation brand names
Zofran Syrup®
Is tablet/capsule specially coated?
Yes some preparations
Modified release
No
Film coated
Yes, tablets
Enteric coated
No
Sugar coated
-
Soluble tablet strength
-
Sublingual/buccal formulation strength
No
Granule strength
-
Transdermal patch strength
-
Injection strength
-
Nasal/oral spray Strength
-
Available as a licensed liquid or special?
Yes
Are specials or imports available?
n/a
Liquid strengths
4mg/5mL
Is the liquid medicine sugar free?
Yes
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
No
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.
Notes
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