Select the statement that best describes a procedure to be followed when
a. Capsules should be dispensed in paper boxes so the capsules will not stick
b. Capsules can be dispensed in any type of container since they are not readily
affected by atmospheric conditions.
Capsules should be dispensed in glass or plastic containers that can be tightly
d. Capsules can be handled with the fingers while counting for dispensing.
From the group of definitions below, select the most appropriate definition of the
a. A spherical or oval form of oral medication made by incorporating a medication
into a plastic or a pliable mass, rolling the mass into a long pipe, cutting the
pipe into appropriate size pieces, and rolling the pieces into globular shapes.
b. A solid medicated dosage form made by compression or molding.
A solid dosage form prepared using soft or hard capsule shells.
d. A type of oral medication designed to disintegrate in the small intestine to
avoid gastric irritation.
From the group of statements below, select the advantage associated with the
tablet dosage form.
a. Tablets can be made in a variety of colors and sizes to please patients.
b. Tablets can be handled with the fingers since they are not required to be
Tablets can be quickly and easily broken to prepare intravenous injections.
d. Tablets are precise in terms of delivering a desired dose to a patient.