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dosage form

A term for the physical characteristics of a drug product—e.g., tablet, capsule or solution—which contains the drug substance and almost invariably other ingredients, such as excipient, fillers, flavours, preservatives, emulsifiers, etc.
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After incoming inspection, the webs are heat sealed and die cut into strips of dosage forms. Each DF is a pouch of a defined shape, approximately 0.433 in.
"It is about allowing SangStat to use different dosage forms without physician approval.
The product is a test system that allows the simultaneous assessment of drug dissolution and absorption in various dosage forms, including tablets, capsules, and pre-formulations.
The biggest challenge facing those developing pediatric oral solid formulations is the creation of easy-to-administer dosage forms where the dose is sufficiently flexible to allow titration for different children's needs.
Lobenberg, Current Perspectives in Dissolution Testing of Conventional and Novel Dosage Forms, Int.
Aqueous Polymeric Coatings for Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms, 4th Edition
Historically however, formulation groups have defined themselves around specific dosage forms, but that's a kind of legacy distinction that makes no sense in today's day and age.
The merger will add areas such as sterile manufacturing and the production of special active ingredients (including hormones, antibiotics and cytostatics) for the pharmaceutical industry to Aenova's existing range of solid, semi-solid and liquid dosage forms. The company's full service portfolio in the future will include all the product groups and all the main dosage forms for medicines and dietary supplements.
The company's modern, cutting-edge technology facilities, which have an enviable record of regulatory compliance, follow cGMP guidelines in the production of finished dosage forms.
The company advises, supplies and guides pharmaceutical companies from early stage development projects to marketed products, and offers their customers a complete range of services, including, consultancy for all aspects of pharmaceutical development; versatile dosage forms to maximize branding opportunities and patient acceptability; and access to products and technologies to optimize small or large scale production.
In this text for US Doctor of Pharmacy and foreign Bachelor of Pharmacy students, Mahato (pharmaceutics and drug delivery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center) explains basic physiochemical principles, outlines their relevance in biopharmaceutical aspects of drugs, and describes their application in the design of dosage forms for delivery of proteins, peptides, oligonucleotides, and genes.