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gelcap

Type of formulation for drug administration. The active ingredient is part of a gel that is placed into a capsule.

gelcap

(jĕl′kăp′)
n.
A pill that consists of medication coated with gelatin.
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-- Burroughs Wellcome Co., maker of Sudafed nasal decongestant tablets, capsules and syrup, is adding cold and cough gelcaps to the popular brand.
PhosLo Gelcaps (calcium acetate) is an approved, effective, oral phosphate binder that is routinely used as a treatment option for hyperphosphatemia in patients with ESRD.
One was a red gelcap, another a chalky white half-capsule.
Kaplan, Stashenko, Bledsoe, and McGowan (2002) found that 90% of subjects said the gelcap form of phosphate binders was easier to swallow and preferred to the tablet.
Nabi Biopharmaceuticals, Boca Raton, FL, has filed a lawsuit against Roxane Laboratories, Inc., Columbus, OH, for infringement of its PhosLo gelcap patent.
The company is also coming out with Tylenol Extra Strength Rapid Release Gels with a reformulated gelcap to allow for the rapid release of the medicine when it is needed.
A speech-language pathologist sizes the puncture, and an appropriate prosthesis is selected and placed via the gelcap technique.
Placebo comprised beetroot powder in a gelcap and appeared identical.
Although most of these are derived from fish sources, it is possible to find ones that are derived from plant sources (mostly flax seeds), however these are mostly in gelcap form.
Without using any kind of dropper, the shopkeeper poured mercury from the jar into a gelcap, with almost as much mercury overflowing onto the counter, beading and rolling onto the floor.
The DSHEA defines, rather broadly, the term "dietary supplement" as a product (other than tobacco) intended to supplement the diet that contains one or more "dietary ingredients"; is not intended for ingestion in tablet, capsule, powder, softgel, gelcap or liquid form or is not represented for use as a conventional food or as a sole item of a meal or the diet; and is labeled as a dietary.
A little GLA goes a long way, so these oils are often available in gelcap form or as part of oil blends.