enteric coating


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enteric coating

a layer added to oral medications that allows the medication to pass through the stomach and be absorbed in the intestinal tract. The coating protects against the effects of stomach juices, which can interact with, destroy, or degrade these drugs.

enteric coating

coating with a substance to prevent release of the active ingredient until the tablet enters the small intestine; means of administering drugs that are irritant to gastric mucosa, e.g. aspirin

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There are some patients who appear to be aspirin-resistant due to the enteric coating on aspirin.
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Another product failed to list the ingredients in its enteric coating.
Cellulose acetate phthalate is a polymer used in the manufacturing of an enteric coating film or as agglutinant for tablets and capsules in which approximately one half of the hydroxyl groups is acetylated and approximately one fourth is esterified by one of the two acid groups (PODCZECK; JONES, 2004; ROWE et al.
Of great interest to physicians and patients is the finding that in the individuals who appeared to be aspirin resistant, enteric coating on aspirin was delaying and reducing absorption, which is consistent with old data that indicate enteric coating can interfere with aspirin absorption, he said.
The enteric coating helps the enzymes reach the small intestine, where they can be utilized to assist the body's various regulatory and communications systems.
Seamless scale-up to commercial manufacturing, fast track development for phase I-III, instant release and controlled release tableting, capsule filling, over-encapsulation, milling, micronizing, and enteric coating
The product also features an enteric coating to help reduce fish burps.
of fluoxetine with an enteric coating that delays release into the bloodstream.
Generally, the reasons for using an enteric coating are to protect the stomach wall from the effect of the drug contents in a dosage form or to protect the drug contents in a dosage form from the degradation effect of gastric contents.
In VIDEX EC, the active ingredient, didanosine, is protected against degradation by stomach acid by the use of an enteric coating on the beadlets in the capsule.