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A pill that consists of medication coated with gelatin.

[gel(atine) cap(sule).]
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(Pharmacology) a dose of medicine enclosed in a soluble case of gelatine
[C20: from gel(atine) + cap(sule)]
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Liquids' share was surpassed in dollars by the newest format, the gelcap, introduced less than a year ago.
of Elizabeth, N.J., has given the former exclusive North American marketing rights to the latter's gelcap forms of benzonatate cough remedy and valproic anti-seizure medication.
"The Sudafed gelcap formulation was chosen because it meets consumers' expectations for a traditional liquid cold/cough product," says the spokeswoman.
Such innovations as the gelcap version of Mylanta (Johnson & Johnson-Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals Co.) should help antacids generate stronger sales.
Dietary supplement products are acceptable in the following forms: tablet, capsule, softgel, gelcap, or as a liquid (21 U.S.C.
Sao destinados a serem consumidos por via oral, em formas incomuns de alimentos, incluindo comprimidos, capsula, po, softgel, gelcap ou liquido (National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, 2018).
Sherma, "Quantitative HPTLC determination of diphenhydramine hydrochloride in tablet, gelcap, and capsule antihistamine pharmaceuticals," Journal of Liquid Chromatography & Related Technologies, vol.
Give up to 1 gelcap per 10 pounds of body weight daily, or if using a product containing 500 mg EPA/ DHA, give 1 gelcap per 15-20 pounds of body weight daily.
The LT4 in Tirosint is contained in oil in a liquid gelcap with no dyes or fillers, differentiating it from all other brand name and generic products, Dr.
(13) Observation of these changes in the present study population provided confidence that a finding of "no difference" between Phoslyra and PhosLo Gelcap formulations could not be attributed to methodological flaws in trial design and/ or conduct.
The study will compare a TNX-102 candidate gelcap containing a very low dose (2.4 milligrams) of cyclobenzaprine to a currently available, immediate-release, 5 milligram cyclobenzaprine tablet.
In patients with MCS, I always try to use powders and liquids to decrease the chance of reaction to the makeup of the capsule, tablet, or gelcap. She called within 4 days and said she was having a severe reaction/flare-up and had a rash all over her body and severe headache.