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Dosage forms- Powders-Definitions

  • POWDER
An intimate mixture of dry, finely divided drugs and/or chemicals that may be intended for internal or external use.
  • POWDER, DENTIFRICE
A powder formulation intended to clean and/or polish the teeth, and which may contain certain additional agents.
  • POWDER, FOR SOLUTION
An intimate mixture of dry, finely divided drugs and/or chemicals, which, upon the addition of suitable vehicles, yields a solution.

  • POWDER, FOR SUSPENSION
An intimate mixture of dry, finely divided drugs and/or chemicals, which, upon the addition of suitable vehicles, yields a suspension (a liquid preparation containing the solid particles dispersed in the liquid vehicle).
  • POWDER, METERED
An powder dosage form that is situated inside a container that has a mechanism to deliver a specified quantity.


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