(Corgard® , Nadolol)
Available as tablets or 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
Crushing or dispersing should always be used as a last resort but current text books and resources suggest it is likely to be safe.Clinicians should be aware that this is an unlicensed use of the medication. Consider changing to an alternative beta-blocker for which other formulations are available.
Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
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?
Special - oral suspension
Are specials or imports available?
On Specials Tariff
20mg/5ml, 30mg/5ml, 40mg/5ml - special
Is the liquid medicine sugar free?
Yes - check with manufacturer
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
Advice on administration via enteral tube
Consider switching to an alternative beta blocker available in a liquid formulation.