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A coated, oval medicine tablet.


(Medicine) a medicinal tablet, usually oval in shape, coated in a soluble substance
[C20: cap(sule) + (tab)let]


(ˈkæp lɪt)

an oval-shaped tablet that is coated to facilitate swallowing.
[1985–90; appar. cap(sule) + -let; orig. a trademark]


, Caplet®
n (= coated tablet)Kapsel f
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You need to take 6 caplets of the Metamucil caplet product to get the same 3 grams of fiber.
The FDA Web site knew a little about that one--slightly more than Moose knows: the "drug form" is caplet, the "route" of administration is oral, and the "species" is dog.
Now, if you'll excuse me, this has given me a headache, and I need to wash down my extra-strength caplet with a lite beer while relaxing with a cigarette.
If a person did swallow an affected caplet, minor stomach irritation and/or possible cuts to the mouth or throat could result.
A single caplet or chewable, when taken with the first mouthful of dairy, dissolves more quickly to help prevent symptoms before they can start.