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Drug Administration via Enteral Feeding Tubes

This thorough reference brings together the legal, ethical, pharmaceutical and practical issues surrounding the prescribing or administration of drugs via enteral feeding tubes.

Compiled and updated by members of the British Pharmaceutical Nutrition Group (BPNG), it provides health professionals and manufacturers of enteral feeding tube equipment with a fast and efficient source of practical guidance.

How this resource will help you

  • Helps you to assess the appropriate apparatus for drug administration
  • Contains more than 400 drug monographs, giving you the background knowledge to help your clinical decisionmaking
  • Provides you with accurate practice information regarding the restoring and maintaining of patency during administration
  • Supplies practical information and guidance on tube flushing

Key coverage includes:

  • Types of enteral feeding tubes
  • Drug therapy review
  • Medication formulation choice
  • Unlicensed medication use
  • Health and safety and interactions

Drug Administration via Enteral Feeding Tubes is relevant to anyone working in the UK, EU Member countries and the USA.


The work is updated as new information becomes available. Existing data is thoroughly reviewed, new monographs are added and current monographs are updated in accordance with the latest research and evidence.

Who should use this resource?

  • Pharmacists
  • Doctors
  • Nurses
  • Dieticians
  • Community Pharmacists
  • GPs
  • Nursing homes and hospices
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Enteral feed and equipment manufacturers

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