(Xeplion® , Paliperidone)
Available as tablets or capsules.
Prolonged Release Tablets
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?
Yes including prolonged release injection
Available as nasal/oral spray?
Safe or appropriate to crush
No. - modified release products should not be crushed.
Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Usual formulation brand names
Is tablet/capsule specially coated?
Sublingual/buccal formulation strength
Transdermal patch strength
50mg/ml, 75mg/0.75ml,100mg/ml, 150mg/ml - immediate release; 175/0.875ml, 263mg/1.3125ml, 350mg/1.75ml, 525mg/2.625ml prolonged release
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
Use injection if appropriate. Modified release tablets should not be crushed.