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coated tablet

Etymology: ME, cote + Fr, tablette
a solid disc of one or more pharmaceutic agents that is (1) coated with sugar or a flavoring to mask the taste or (2) enteric-coated, meaning that it is coated with a substance that resists dissolution in the stomach but allows release of the medication in the intestine.

coated tablet

A type of tablet usually made by enclosing a drug in a protective shell.
See also: tablet
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Penn Pharma's chief executive officer, Richard Yarwood, said, "It is a monumental day for Penn Pharma; in less than one year we have built a world-class facility for contained manufacturing and produced our first batch of coated tablets.
The firm's chief executive Richard Yarwood, said: "It is a monumental day for Penn Pharma, in less than one year; we have built a world-class facility for contained manufacturing and produced our first batch of coated tablets.
50, 65, and 100 mg elementary iron containing sugar coated tablets
The purchaser agrees to offer the products interchangeably, Ie: - dragees instead of coated tablets and vice versa, - tablets instead of coated tablets and vice versa, - tablets and coated tablets instead of capsules and vice versa, - capsules instead of dragees and vice versa, - vials instead of ampoules and vice versa.
The method incorporates a new on-tablet laser inscription technique, DataLase Pharmamark, licensed from DataLase, to be used on film coated tablets.
Coated tablets place special demands on laboratory mills.
In addition to being the only minocycline tablet on the market, new DYNACIN(R) Tablets are small, easy-to-swallow, coated tablets suitable for patients who experience difficulty swallowing larger-sized capsules.