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com·pressed tab·'let

a tablet prepared, usually as a large-scale production, by means of great pressure; most compressed tablets consist of the active ingredient and a diluent, binder, disintegrator, and lubricant.

compressed tablet

A tablet made by forcibly compressing powdered medications into the desired shape to decrease their solubility. These tablets may be very hard and not readily soluble.
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com·pressed tab·let

(kŏm-prest tablĕt)
Tablet prepared, usually as a large-scale production, by means of great pressure; most consist of the active ingredient and a diluent, binder, disintegrator, and lubricant.
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Using these flavours no increase of ejection force in comparison with the standard formulation (C*Sorbidex P 16656 + Mg stearate) was noted and the hardness of the compressed tablets only slightly decreased.
Matsumoto, "New method of preparing high-porosity rapidly saliva soluble compressed tablets using mannitol with camphor, a subliming material," International Journal of Pharmaceutics, vol.
Specially developed for ease of processing, Novasoy DC can be used in most supplement delivery formats including compressed tablets or hard shell and soft gel capsules.
It dissolves easily in the mouth and gives optimal texture to compressed tablets such as pharmaceuticals and nutritional and dietary supplements, including vitamin and mineral tablets.

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