Solid Dosage Forms which is enclosed in either a soft gelatin or hard shell coating. Capsules are easier to swallow because of their shape and their gelatin exteriors become slippery when taken with water.
Solid Dosage forms that vary in size, shape,weight,and other various ways.
Intended to be chewed before swallowing.
Small dosage forms placed under the tongue.
Placed between the cheeks and gums.
"Bubbling" tablets that release carbon dioxide and dissolve rapidly in water. They should not be chewed or swallowed, but always dissolved in a glass of water.
Coated tablets that dissolve in the intestine instead of the stomach.
Troches and lozenges
Held in the mouth while they dissolve. They keep the medication in contact with the mouth and throat for an extended period of time.