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com·pressed tab·'let

a tablet prepared, usually as a large-scale production, by means of great pressure; most compressed tablets consist of the active ingredient and a diluent, binder, disintegrator, and lubricant.

compressed tablet

A tablet made by forcibly compressing powdered medications into the desired shape to decrease their solubility. These tablets may be very hard and not readily soluble.
See also: tablet

com·pressed tab·let

(kŏm-prest tablĕt)
Tablet prepared, usually as a large-scale production, by means of great pressure; most consist of the active ingredient and a diluent, binder, disintegrator, and lubricant.
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There are a number of other factors which can also influence the properties of compressed tablets. Our study has shown, however, that with C*Sorbidex P 16616 (or P 16656) the influence of these factors is minimised.
"Every machine is fitted with an automatic control system that monitors every process from feeding material, die condition to ejecting compressed tablets in the discharge chute, thereby reducing possible losses in the production cycle."
Such consumers are increasingly embracing soft gel products instead of traditional dry compressed tablets, Azzara states, noting that the soft gel selections are easy to swallow and enter the blood stream quickly.
In contrast, compressed tablets must be placed at the root of the tongue in order to avoid being spit out (RAMTEKE et al., 2014).
Two-thirds of all prescriptions are dispensed in solid dose form; fully half of these are compressed tablets. The reason solid dose compressed tables are the most popular form is two-fold: cost and speed.
Conventional compressed tablets that lost less than 1% of their weight are generally considered acceptable.
Compressed tablets of formulations Fl and F2 were subjected to evaluation, namely, average weight, thickness, hardness, friability, and disintegration time [Table 3].

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