Usual solid dosage form
Prolonged release tablets and capsules (also available as regular tablets, orodispersible and dispersible tablets)
Available as a licensed liquid formulation?
Liquid sugar free or not
Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Dissolve directly in mouth
Yes available as orodispersible tablets.
Available as soluble tablets
Available as an unlicensed special liquid formulation?
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
Advice on administration via enteral tube
Modified release preparations are not suitable for administration via eneteral tubes. However other preparations exist that current resources suggest that are likley to be safe to administer via enteral feeding tubes. See Tramadol monograph.
Available as other formulations?
Alternative formulations available for immediate release preparations, oral drops, orodispersible and dispersible tablets
Prolonged release tablets/capsules should NOT be crushed.
Safe or appropriate to crush
Modified release preparations are not safe to crush (see Tramadol monograph for further information)