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A mixture of dry, finely divided drugs and excipients for internal or external use.
A drug in a dry mixture, usually with sodium bicarbonate, citric acid, and tartaric acid, which releases gas in contact with water, resulting in effervescence.
A solid dosage form in which the drug is enclosed within either a hard or soft soluble shell (usually made from gelatin).
A solid dosage form containing drugs with suitable excipients, generally compressed under pressure.
.... For solution
A product, usually a solid, intended to be dissolved in a liquid before administration.
... For suspension
A product, usually a solid, intended to be suspended in a liquid before administration.
A sweetened and flavored insoluble plastic material which when chewed, releases a drug into the mouth.
A solid preparation containing one or more drugs, usually in a flavored, sweetened base intended to dissolve or disintegrate slowly in the mouth. A lollipop is a lozenge on a stick.
A disc-shaped solid containing the drug in a flavored base; to be placed in the mouth to slowly dissolve.
A semisolid dosage form, containing hydrocarbons, waxes, or polyols as the vehicle, for external application to the skin or mucous membranes.
An emulsion, semisolid dosage form for external application to the skin or mucous membranes.
A semisolid dosage form with a gelling agent to provide stiffness to a solution or dispersion.
A semisolid dosage form, containing a large proportion (20 - 50%) of solids, for external application to the skin.
A semisolid or solid dosage form for introduction into the rectal, vaginal, or urethral orifice; that melts, softens, or dissolves.
A clear, homogeneous liquid with one or more drugs dissolved in a solvent, or mixture of miscible solvents.
A liquid with solid particles of drug dispersed in a vehicle.
An oral liquid containing high concentration of sugars or sweeteners.
A clear, flavored, sweetened, oral hydro-alcoholic solution.
A liquid consisting of at least two immiscible liquids, one of which is dispersed as droplets within the other.
A liquid sterile preparation for parenteral use.
A liquid dosage form for topical application to the skin.
An alcoholic or hydro-alcoholic solution for external use.
A liquid divided into fine droplets.
A liquid of high strength and low volume that must be diluted before administration.
A liquid for irrigative cleansing of the vagina.
A rectal liquid for therapeutic, diagnostic, or nutritive purposes.
A delivery system with an adhesive backing applied to the skin. The drug is usually absorbed and works systemically.
A pressurized product with drug released upon activation of a valve. Intended for application to the skin (topical aerosol), nose (nasal aerosol), mouth (lingual aerosol), or lungs (inhalation aerosol).
A pressurized dosage form consisting of metered dose valves for the delivery of a uniform volume on each activation.
A material containing drug, surgically inserted in a site of the body for slow release of drug to a tissue.
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