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Preferred Term:

dosage forms

Definition:
Completed forms of the pharmaceutical preparation in which prescribed doses of medication are included. They are designed to resist action by gastric fluids, prevent vomiting and nausea, reduce or alleviate the undesirable taste and smells associated with oral administration, achieve a high concentration of drug at target site, or produce a delayed or long-acting drug effect.
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https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt
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Entry Terms:
  • pharmaceutical dose form
  • pharmaceutical dosage form
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/238366
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RDF/XMLCreated 2015-01-23, last modified 2020-10-29