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Solid Dosage Forms (Pharmacy)

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CapsulesA solid dosage form where the drug (with or without inert ingredients) is enclosed withing a gelatin shell.
TabletsDrug solids formed in molds or by die punch compression.
LozengesHard, oval, or discoid solid dosage forms with a drug contained in a flavored sugar base.
SuppositoriesDesigned for insertion into the rectum, vaginal cavity, or urethral tract.
PowdersFinely ground mixtures of dry drugs and inactive ingredients which are sprinkled or dusted on the area to be treated (Example, Mycostatin powder).
GranulesPowders that are wetted, allowed to dry, and ground into course, irregular pieces.
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