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enteric

 [en-ter´ik]
pertaining to the small intestine; called also enteral.
enteric-coated of tablets, having a special coating that prevents release and absorption of their contents until they reach the intestine.

enteric-coated

/en·ter·ic-coat·ed/ (-kōt´ed) designating a special coating applied to tablets or capsules that prevents release and absorption of active ingredients until they reach the intestine.

enteric-coated (en·terˑ·ik-kōˑ·ted),

adj covered with a protective layer (as in pills or tablets) so as to pass through the stomach unaltered until it reaches the intestinal tract.

enteric

pertaining to the small intestine.

enteric bacteria
straight gram-negative rods, members of the family enterobacteriaceae.
enteric-coated
designating a special coating applied to tablets or capsules which prevents release and absorption of their contents until they reach the intestine.
enteric fever
enteric protein loss
see protein-losing enteropathy.
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Most oral medications with the exception of those that are enteric-coated, sustained release, or enzyme-specific can be administered through a tube.
Also, toxic doses of enteric-coated aspirin can result because patients often take larger doses, assuming that the coated version is "safer.
The study had several phases, which included screening the study participants, aged 18-55 years, for their response to a single 325-mg dose of immediate-release or enteric-coated aspirin, repeating testing among those who appeared to be resistant to aspirin, and comparing responses in responders and nonresponders.
The enteric-coated softgel came on the heels of Chase's most successful product launch: nifedipine.
Pentoxyphylline (Trental), 400mg TID with meals, along with decaffeination of diet, may be beneficial, especially if combined with an enteric-coated ASA 325mg tablet twice a week and a graded walking program to improve exercise tolerance.
Both products are a coordinated-delivery tablet combining immediate-release omeprazole a proton pump inhibitor, layered around a pH-sensitive coating of an aspirin core developed with the goal of significantly decreasing GI ulcers and other GI complications compared to taking enteric-coated or plain aspirin alone.
Only one study showed that when 400 mg of ibuprofen is administered 2, 7, and 12 hours after enteric-coated low-dose aspirin, the antiplatelet effects are attenuated.
HONOLULU -- A novel fixed-combination tablet comprising an immediate-release proton pump inhibitor plus an enteric-coated NSAID showed considerable promise for the prevention of upper GI mucosal injury in a pilot study, Dr.
Enteric-coated Slow-Mag tablets are slow-release and are not known to cause digestive problems.
Of 246 patients in an Eli Lilly-funded, open-label study, 79% responded to 12 weeks of treatment with a single weekly dose of 90 mg of enteric-coated fluoxetine, following 6 to 52 weeks of successful treatment with citalopram (83), paroxetine (77), or sertraline (86).