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CONTROLLED-RELEASE [1 record]

Record 1 1988-05-10

English

Subject field(s)
  • Pharmacy
OBS

An initial priming dose of scopolamine, released from the adhesive layer of the system, saturates the skin binding sites for the drug and brings the plasma concentration to the required steady-state level. Subsequently, there is continuous controlled release of scopolamine, from the drug reservoir through the rate controlling membrane.

OBS

This term refers to sustained release drugs, delayed release drugs, and similar types.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Pharmacie
CONT

Formes gastro-résistantes, formes retard, formes à libération prolongée: Ces formes sont groupées sous le terme général de médicaments à libération contrôlée.

Spanish

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