sustained-action tablet

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su·stained-ac·tion tab·let

(sŭs-tānd' ak'shŭn tab'lĕt)
A drug in tablet form that provides the required dosage initially and then maintains or repeats it at desired intervals.
Synonym(s): sustained-release tablet.
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Before Servier (France) developed gliclazide sustained-release tablet which should be given at a dose of 30 mg once daily in Nov.
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Ampyra is an oral, sustained-release tablet formulation of 4-aminopyridine.
The use of the sustained-release tablet (e.g., MS Contin) at 8 to 12 hour intervals is the most rational way to allow a sound night's sleep.
Formulation Sheet of Levosulpiride sustained-release tablets Formulation Drug (Levosulpiride) (%) Polymers Name (%) MCC (%) F1 12.5 HPMC (K100LV) 50 35 F2 12.5 HPMC (K100LV) 65 20 F3 12.5 HPMC (K100LV) 75 10 F4 12.5 HPC (K100M) 50 35 F5 12.5 HPC (K100M) 65 20 F6 12.5 HPC (K100M) 75 10 F7 12.5 CMC sodium 50 35 F8 12.5 CMC sodium 65 20 F9 12.5 CMC sodium 75 10 Formulation Talc (%) Mg stearate (%) F1 1.25 1.25 F2 1.25 1.25 F3 1.25 1.25 F4 1.25 1.25 F5 1.25 1.25 F6 1.25 1.25 F7 1.25 1.25 F8 1.25 1.25 F9 1.25 1.25 MCC: Microcrystalline cellulose, HPMC: Hydroxypropyl methyl cellulose, HPC: Hydroxypropyl cellulose, CMC: Carboxy methyl cellulose, Mg: Magnesium Table 2.
Then, he had been taking quetiapine fumarate tablets (Hunan Dongting Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.,) 400 mg/d and magnesium valproate sustained-release tablets (Hunan Xiangzhong Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.,) 1000 mg/d.
The vast majority of advanced cancer patients with pain can obtain satisfactory control by following the WHO analgesic ladder with morphine sustained-release tablets, fentanyl transdermal system, and other noninvasive drug treatments [8].
India-based Dr Reddy's Laboratories has introduced Bupropion HCl extended-release tablets, USP (SR) in 100 mg, 150 mg and 200 mg, a therapeutic equivalent generic version of Wellbutrin SR (bupropion HCl) Sustained-Release Tablets, in the United States, it was reported yesterday.
By using NIRS and appropriate calibration models, the release of APIs from sustained-release tablets can be predicted accurately within a matter of minutes.
Tolterodine titrate first became available in 2001 as 1 or 2 mg tablets, and 2 or 4 mg sustained-release tablets. Recommended tolterodine dosage for adults is 2 mg twice daily or 4 mg (extended-release tablets) once daily (Wilson et al., 2012).
However, crushing destroys the sustained-release properties of sustained-release tablets resulting in erratic blood levels (1).