dividable Tablets — tablets with a diameter of over 9 mm with one or two perpendicular to each other risks (notches), which allows to divide a tablet into two or four parts, and thus to vary the dosage of the drug.
crushed Tablets tablets for the preparation of a solution or suspension, which requires preliminary grinding.
Covered and uncovered — contain special excipients or received by special technology, which allows you to program the speed or place of release of medicinal substance.
Tablets coated tablets coated one or more layers of auxiliary substances of natural or synthetic origin, sometimes with the addition of substances which have a drug coating or surfactants. Depending on the composition and method of application distinguish between coating: sugar-coated, film, extruded; depending on the environment in which it must dissolve the coating: gastrosoluble (soluble in the stomach) and enteric coated (enteric coated).
enteric coated Tablet (tablet gastro-resistant) tablets, resistant to gastric juice and release the medicinal substance or substances in the intestinal juice. Obtained by coating tablets gastro-resistant shell (enteric coated tablets) or pressing of pellets and particles pre-coated gastro-resistant shell or compression of medicinal substances mixed with the gastric-resistant filler (Guruli).
coated Tablets film — tablets, covered with a thin shell (film), less than 10 % by weight of the tablet. Coating film can be soluble in water (solutions of natural cellulose, polyethylene glycols, gelatin and gum Arabic, etc.) and insoluble in water, or varnishes (some high-molecular compounds)
modified-release Tablet is coated or uncoated tablets that contain special excipients or received by special technology, which allows you to program the speed or place of release of the drug. The term is used to describe the controlled release tablets, tablets with delayed release, tablets with a gradual release, etc. the Term is not used to name the tablets, called the tablet depot, implantable pills, tablets, retard tablets retard rapid.