EXERCISES, LESSON 6
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer the following exercises by marking the lettered response that
best answers the question or best completes the incomplete statement or by writing the
answer in the space provided.
After you have completed all the exercises, turn to "Solutions to Exercises" at the
end of the lesson and check your answers. For each exercise answered incorrectly,
reread the material referenced with the solution.
From the group of statements below, select the appropriate advantage of the
capsule as a dosage form.
a. Capsules can be made opaque so light cannot penetrate the shell and
decompose the drug.
b. Capsules can mask the odor and taste of a drug.
Capsules can be handled with the fingers without harming the shell.
d. Capsules can be easily and quickly prepared without the use of pharmacy
equipment (that is, mortar and pestle, pharmaceutical balance, and so forth).
From the list of capsule sizes below, select the number that represents the largest