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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.
In clinical testing, the company found that compressed tablets with encapsulated probiotics revealed an unprecedented 100 percent delivery rate.
Renagel(R) 800 mg Tablets are supplied as oval, film-coated, compressed tablets, imprinted with "RENAGEL 800," containing 800 mg of sevelamer hydrochloride on an anhydrous basis, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, diacetylated monoglyceride, colloidal silicon dioxide, and stearic acid.
Renagel(R) 400 mg Tablets are supplied as oval, film-coated, compressed tablets, imprinted with "RENAGEL 400," containing 400 mg of sevelamer hydrochloride on an anhydrous basis, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, diacetylated monoglyceride, colloidal silicon dioxide, and stearic acid.
5 mg, are yellow, biconvex barrel shaped, scored, compressed tablets with code MSD 14 on one side and VASOTEC on the other.
3412 -- Tablets VASOTEC, 5 mg, are white, barrel shaped, scored, compressed tablets, with code MSD 712 on one side and VASOTEC on the other.

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