More information on riluzole-1

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The table below provides information on whether liquid, soluble or other methods of taking the medicine are available for commonly prescribed medicines which are available as tablets and capsules in the UK. In many cases a liquid medicine may be available if it is 'specially' made up either by your pharmacist or a specialist company. If your medicine is stated as not being available as a liquid then ask your pharmacist.

  • Name riluzole 
  • Brand name rilutek 
  • Liquid strengths or recommended dose  
  • Usual solid dosage form Tablets 
  • Available as a liquid? No 
  • Is the liquid medicine sugar free?  
  • Dissolve directly in the mouth  
  • Avaiable as soluble tablets? No 
  • Sub-lingual  
  • Specially coated? Yes 
  • Available as other formulations? No 
  • Note  
  • Modified release  
  • Film coated Yes 
  • Enteric coated  
  • Sugar coated  
  • Generic drug Riluzole 
  • Advice needed from pharmacist Yes 
  • Safe or appropriate to crush Debatable. Consider alternative therapy 
  • Origin  
  • Prohibited  
List last updated : 23 October 2014