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
Tablets are not suitable for crushing, use the oral solution if available or consider changing to an alternative medication 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 solution, oral suspension
Are specials or imports available?
On Specials Tariff
3.75mg/5ml, 7.5mg/5ml - specials
Is the liquid medicine sugar free?
Yes - check with manufacturers
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
Advice on administration via enteral tube
Tablets are not suitable. Current resources do not recommend crushing the tablets as the coating may block the tube. Consider changing to an alternative medication for which other formulations are available.
Both strengths suitable for Halal.