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3.2 Dosage Forms
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The ability of a substance to dissolve in a solution
A substance that is dispersed and dissolved in liquid
A liquid in which the solid, gas, or another liquid substance is dispersed.
Rate of Solution
The time involved in dissolving a solute into a solvent at a specified temperature
Injection into the muscle
Injection into the vein
Injection into the heart
Injection into the loose tissue underneath the skin
Injecting a substance in to the spinal cord
Injection into the subarachnoid space for the purpose of instilling a material for diffusion throughout the spinal fluid.
Injection into the synovial sac of a joint
Solid medicated dosage forms intended for insertion into the rectum, vagina, or urethra.
Injection into the superficial layer of the skin
solutions that elicit a local or systemic effect when placed in the rectum
powder preparations that deliver metered doses directly to the lungs.
Sterile, liquid preparations, typically solutions and suspensions, intended to exert local effect in or around the eye.
liquid preparations intended to exert local effect in or around the ear
Liquid preparations intended to exert local effect in the nose.
Liquid preparations containing pyroxylin in a mixture of ethyl ether and ethanol
alcohol or hydro-alcoholic colutions prepared from vegetable or chemical materials
usually liquid suspensions or dispersions
semi-solid preparations for external use intended to be applied with rubbing motion.
solid dosage form and are typically used orally. they are prepared either by compression or molding
Tablet that is swallowed whole.
Tablet with a special outer coating that dissolves only in the small intestine.
Tablet that releases drug over an extended period of time.
Tablet that is intended to be chewed before swallowing.
Tablet dissolves in water, releasing carbon dioxide
Rapidly dissolving tablets
Tablets that dissolve rapidly on the tongue
A tablet containing the medicinal agent in a flavored base designed to be held in the mouth for a slow dissolution
Tablet dissolves between the cheek and gum
Tablet dissolves under the tongue
Solid dosage form for oral use. Enclosed in a hard or soft gelatin case.
Trans-dermal Delivery Systems
administration route that delivers medication across the skin to produce a systemic effect over an extended period of time.
Dispersion of finely divided, dry solid substance pulverized into, tiny loose particles
Spray or Aerosol
fine jet or mist of liquid discharged from a pressurized container for topical use
usually used as covering protectant for the treatment of surface wounds, burns, and ulcers.
mass of bubbles of air or gas in a matrix of liquid film, especially an accumulation of fine, frothy, bubbles formed in or on the surface of a liquid.
A solution in which the major solvent is water
A solution in which the major solvent is a product other than water
A uniform structure or composition throughout
Incapable of mixing or attaining homogeneity
The effect of the medication is confined to a specific part of the body.
The effect of the medication take place at a location in the body distant from where the dosage form is applied.
A combination of two liquids that cannot be mixed.
A preparation in which an insoluble ingredient is dispersed in a solid, liquid, or gas.
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