enteric coated tablet


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en·ter·ic coat·ed tab·let

an oral dosage form in which a tablet is coated with a material to prevent or minimize dissolution in the stomach but allow dissolution in the small intestine. This type of formulation either protects the stomach from a potentially irritating drug (for example, aspirin) or protects the drug (for example, erythromycin) from partial degradation in the acidic environment of the stomach.

en·ter·ic coat·ed tab·let

(en-terik kōtĕd tablĕt)
Oral dosage form in which a tablet is coated with a material to prevent or minimize dissolution in the stomach but allow dissolution in the small intestine.
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Comparison of correlation coefcient ([r.sup.2]) and rate constant of diferent kinetic models for F2 and enteric coated tablets Zero order First order [r.sup.2] [k.sup.0] [r.sup.2] [k.sub.1] F2 0.9617 16.84 0.9502 0.227 Enteric Coated tablet 0.9815 10.83 0.9476 0.121 Higuchi Korsmeyer - Peppas [r.sup.2] [k.sub.H] [r.sup.2] n value F2 0.9524 71.47 0.8528 0.581 Enteric Coated tablet 0.9418 59.81 0.7418 0.071 [k.sub.kp] F2 1.404 Enteric Coated tablet 3.954
So the aim of the present investigation was to formulate enteric coated tablets of lansoprazole nanosponges to protect it from acidic environment and deliver at controlled rate to its absorptive site so that its oral bioavailability can be enhanced (8,9).
In acute conditions soluble aspirin should be preferred while for longer use low dose Aspirin enteric coated tablets are preferred because of safety.
It is recommended that all healthy individuals at risk of cardiovascular diseases should be prescribed Low Dose Aspirin therapy and enteric coated tablets of Aspirin should be preferred as they are safe in long term use.
In CVD it is used in low dose and enteric coated tablets are also quite safe in long term use.
Feroz Memon from Hyderabad said that patients should be advised to immediately take a tablet of soluble Aspirin or chew the enteric coated tablets of Aspirin when they have chest pain at home.
Ishaq said that low dose aspirin is available in 75mg, 81mg and 100mg in enteric coated tablets which is advised for prevention of cardiovascular diseases.