( Ritalin®, Yes)
Available as tablets or capsules.
Tablet, Modified-Release Tablet, Modified-Release Capsules
Available as soluble tablets?
Available as a liquid?
Yes - unlicensed
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
Yes/No - M/R tablets must be swallowed whole, but M/R capsules may be opened, and the capsule contents sprinkled onto a small amount (tablespoon) of apple sauce and given immediately (check manufacturers information)
Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Usual formulation brand names
Is tablet/capsule specially coated?
Yes - some
Yes - some tables and capsules
Sublingual/buccal formulation strength
Transdermal patch strength
Nasal/oral spray Strength
Available as a licensed liquid or special?
Special - oral suspension
Are specials or imports available?
On Special Tariff
5mg/5ml - special
Is the liquid medicine sugar free?
Yes - check with manufacturer
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
Advice on administration via enteral tube
No information available