Available as tablets or capsules.
Sublingual Tablet, Buccal Tablets, Lozenges
Available as soluble tablets?
Available as a liquid?
Available as something for placing under your tongue?
Yes, sublingual tablets, lozenges, buccal tablets
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?
Yes - nasal spray
Safe or appropriate to crush
Licensed alternative formulations available and therefore crushing is not recommended.
Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Usual formulation brand names
Is tablet/capsule specially coated?
Soluble tablet strength
Sublingual/buccal formulation strength
100, 200, 300, 400, 600 &800microgram sublingual tablets; 100, 200, 400, 600 & 800microgram buccal tablets; 200, 400, 600, 800microgram 1.2mg & 1.6mg lozenges
Transdermal patch strength
12microgram/24hr, 25micrograms/24hrs, 37.5micrograms/24hrs, 50micrograms/24hrs, 75micrograms/24hrs & 100micrograms/24hrs
100mocrograms/2ml, 500micrograms/10ml injection; 2.5mg/50ml infusion
Nasal/oral spray Strength
50micrograms/dose, 100micrograms/dose, 200micrograms/dose & 400micrograms/dose nasal sprays
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
Consider use of alternative formulations available