Available as tablets or capsules.
Available as soluble tablets?
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
Crushing is not necessary as tablets are sublingual or oral lyophilisates
Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Usual formulation brand names
Is tablet/capsule specially coated?
Sublingual/buccal formulation strength
0.4mg, 2mg, 8mg sublingual tablets 2mg & 8 mg oral lyophilisate tables
Transdermal patch strength
5, 10, 15, 20, 35, 52.5 & 70micrgrams/hr transdermal patches
8mg, 16mg, 24mg, 64mg& 96mg prolonged release injection
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
The drug undergoes significant first pass metabolism so should not be administered via enteral feeding tubes. The injection or patches should be used if the patient's mouth is not sufficiently moist to use the sublingual tablets.
Oral lyophilisate tables should be placed on the tongue not under the tongue