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  • gastric
  • From a pharmacological point of view the term "enteric coating" is not entirely correct, as gastric resistance can be also obtained by adding enteric polymeric systems to the matrix of the dosage form. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although some studies indicated that larger sized dosage forms may require additional time for gastric emptying, others suggested that the size, shape, or volume of the tablet possess no significant effects instead. (wikipedia.org)
  • clarification needed] By preventing the drug from dissolving into the stomach, enteric coating may protect gastric mucosa from the irritating effects of the medication itself. (wikipedia.org)
  • The first form of gastro-resistant coating was introduced by Unna in 1884 in the form of keratin-coated pills, although it was later discovered that they weren't able to withstand gastric digestion. (wikipedia.org)
  • capsule
  • A caplet is a smooth, coated, oval-shaped medicinal tablet in the general shape of a capsule. (wikipedia.org)
  • For this reason, producers of drugs such as OTC analgesics wanting to emphasize the strength of their product developed the "caplet", a portmanteau of "capsule-shaped tablet", in order to tie this positive association to more efficiently-produced tablet pills, as well as being an easier-to-swallow shape than the usual disk-shaped tablet. (wikipedia.org)
  • Drugs
  • Consumers may be inadvertently taking Acetaminophen 500 mg instead of Enteric Coated Aspirin 81 mg which may cause severe liver damage to those who take other drugs containing acetaminophen, consumers who take 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day, or those who have liver disease. (drugs.com)
  • Enteric coating is also an effective method to obtain drug targeting (such as gastro-resistant drugs). (wikipedia.org)
  • fatty
  • The tablet comprises particles of a recrystallized fatty material such as chocolate, a bulking material such as sugar or an active ingredient bound up in the particles of recrystallized fatty material, and a direct compaction vehicle that may be dextrose monohydrate. (google.com)
  • pharmaceuticals
  • Chewable or disintegrative tablets are often employed in the administration of pharmaceuticals where it is impractical to provide a tablet for swallowing whole, for instance with pediatric patients. (google.com)
  • enzymes
  • Product Description Fibrozym by Naturally Vitamins 100 Tablet Fibrozym is comprised of plant-based enzymes and a hypo-allergenic high-purity strain of serrapeptase. (vitadigest.com)
  • product
  • The product is indicated for the temporary relief of minor aches and pains and is packaged in bottles of 120 tablet with NDC 0536-3086-41 and UPC 3 0536-3086-41 9. (drugs.com)
  • aqueous
  • Methyl acrylate-methacrylic acid copolymers Cellulose acetate phthalate (CAP) Cellulose acetate succinate Hydroxypropyl methyl cellulose phthalate Hydroxypropyl methyl cellulose acetate succinate (hypromellose acetate succinate) Polyvinyl acetate phthalate (PVAP) Methyl methacrylate-methacrylic acid copolymers Shellac Cellulose acetate trimellitate Sodium alginate Zein enteric coating aqueous solution (ethylcellulose, medium chain triglycerides [coconut], oleic acid, sodium alginate, stearic acid) (coated softgels) Phthalates Tarcha, Peter J. (1990-11-21). (wikipedia.org)
  • chewable tablets
  • Our naturally fruit flavored chewable tablets will help keep you regular, and maintain a healthy balance of "good" microorganisms, fed by a full menu of Pre-Biotics in the form of organic fruits, vegetables and grains. (buywell.com)
  • Pepto-Bismol is made in chewable tablets and swallowable caplets, but it is best known for its original formula, which is a thick liquid. (wikipedia.org)
  • adults
  • For the treatment of moderately active ulcerative colitis, the recommended dosage of Asacol HD in adults is two 800 mg tablets to be taken three times daily with or without food, for a total daily dose of 4.8 grams, for a duration of 6 weeks. (rxlist.com)
  • Adults may gradually increase to 12 per day by takin 3 tablets 4 times per day on an empty stomach. (thebetterhealthstore.com)
  • inert
  • It is important to make the distinction that a tablet contains a variety of other potentially inert substances apart from the drug itself, and studies have to be carried out to ensure that the encapsulated drug is compatible with these other substances in a way that does not cause harm, whether direct or indirect. (wikipedia.org)
  • digestive
  • It is thought to be some combination of the following: Retarding the expulsion of fluids into the digestive system by irritated tissues, by "coating" them. (wikipedia.org)
  • time
  • Enteric coated granules emptying rate is, however, less affected by the presence of food and present the more uniform release and reproducible transit time typical of the multiparticulates dispersion. (wikipedia.org)
  • shown
  • One Asacol HD 800 mg tablet has not been shown to be bioequivalent to two Asacol 400 mg tablets [see CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY ]. (rxlist.com)
  • drug
  • Mixed particle sized powders segregate during manufacturing operations due to different densities, which can result in tablets with poor drug or active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) content uniformity but granulation should prevent this. (wikipedia.org)
  • For orally administered drugs, this usually involves incorporating the drug into a tablet or a capsule. (wikipedia.org)
  • The drug must be combined with inactive ingredients by a method which ensures that the quantity of drug present is consistent in each dosage unit e.g. each tablet. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sometimes the abbreviation "EC" is added beside the name of the drug to indicate that it has an enteric coating. (wikipedia.org)
  • term
  • Sometimes the term "depot tablet" is used by non-native speakers, but this is not found in any English dictionaries and is a literal translation of the term used in Swedish and some other languages. (wikipedia.org)
  • different
  • Medicinal tablets were originally made in the shape of a disk of whatever color their components determined, but are now made in many shapes and colors to help distinguish different medicines. (wikipedia.org)
  • Properly treated or hydrolyzed shellac showed different enteric release properties. (wikipedia.org)
  • Volume
  • Hair Volume is the successful Swedish hair tablet that nourishes your hair from the inside to make it healthy, voluminous and beautiful. (buywell.com)
  • available
  • Esomeprazole is available as delayed-release capsules in the United States or as delayed-release tablets in Australia, the United Kingdom, and Canada (containing esomeprazole magnesium) in strengths of 20 and 40 mg, as delayed-release capsules in the United States (containing esomeprazole strontium) in a 49.3 mg strength (delivering the equivalent of 40 mg of esomeprazole, and as esomeprazole sodium for intravenous injection/infusion. (wikipedia.org)
  • Take
  • For example, extended-release morphine enables people with chronic pain to only take one or two tablets per day. (wikipedia.org)
  • important
  • In the tablet-pressing process, it is important that all ingredients be fairly dry, powdered or granular, somewhat uniform in particle size, and freely flowing. (wikipedia.org)