spansules


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spansules

capsules containing medicines, coated with materials having slow dissolving rates so that the medicine is delivered at a time after the capsule is taken.
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With a duration of 3-4 hours, methylphenidate (Methylin or Ritalin) is shorter acting than Meradate ER or Ritalin SR, which last 5-7 hours; dextroamphetamine (Dexedrine), which lasts 4-6 hours; Dexedrine Spansules, which last 6-8 hours; and Concerta, which lasts 12 hours.
She looked at her pills: her cache of Librium, glossy black and green capsules--five hundred or more; Valiums in blue; Xanax all pearly white; red and grey Darvons; Ludiomills in good-morning-sunshine orange; tricoloured Tuinal in red, redder, and baby blue; drab brown Triaval in the 4-10 proportion; there were pastel orange methadone diskets (just two); some chalk white meprobomate in the generic--wipe you out for sure; multicolored Dexedrine spansules, passionate purple Parnate; there were her Nembutals, and the sea-green, let's-do-the-job-up-right Placidyl gel caps (Baby Dills) --the pills and capsules suddenly became an object of immense beauty, a treasure.