Antacids & Oxetacaine
(n/a, Oxetacaine, aluminium hydroxide, magnesium hydroxide)
Available as tablets or capsules.
Available as soluble tablets?
Available as a liquid?
Yes - oral suspension
Available as something for placing under your tongue?
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
Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Oxetacaine, aluminium hydroxide, magnesium hydroxide
Usual formulation brand names
Is tablet/capsule specially coated?
Sublingual/buccal formulation strength
Transdermal patch strength
Nasal/oral spray Strength
Available as a licensed liquid or special?
Are specials or imports available?
10mg/5ml oxetacaine + aluminium hydroxide (equivalent to 200mg/5ml aluminium oxide) + 100mg/5ml magnesium hydroxide (special)
Is the liquid medicine sugar free?
Yes, check with manufacturers.
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
Advice on administration via enteral tube
Aluminium containing antacids may interact with enteral feeds and form a plug.