timed-release


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timed-release

(tīmd′rĭ-lēs′) or

time-release

(tīm′-)
adj.
Releasing ingredients gradually to produce a sustained effect: a timed-release allergy medication; timed-release fertilizers.
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An example of the company's intelligent dosing system, the ORB Men's & Women's Multi + Fish 00 has a dual delivery system that enables consumers to take a multivitamin and fish oil in one capsule, while the ORB Sleep Complex brings a timed-release blend of melatonin and B-12 to promote a restful night's sleep and provide energy upon awakening the next morning.
The action does not affect immediate-release formulations of guaifenesin, only timed-release formulations, which are also described as extended release, long acting, or sustained release.
Timed-release niacin can lessen the flushing and itching, but it doesn't prevent the serious side effects.
Keenan and his co-workers have now tested yet another timed-release version, with the niacin embedded in a wax matrix.
Using timed-release fertilizer ensures that nitrogen will be present in the soil when bulb roots begin to grow.
Nature's Bounty timed-release calcium formula combines calcium, vitamin D, magnesium and genistein to help a woman maintain her overall bone health.
Then, in 1987, came Robert Kowalski's The 8-Week Cholesterol Cure, advising people to take timed-release niacin.
is taking aim at what executives say is a major unmet consumer need with a new line of timed-release herbal supplements under its Nature's Resource brand.