Search
Descriptor in English: Capsules
Descriptor in Spanish: Cápsulas
Descriptor in Portuguese: Cápsulas
Descriptor in French: Capsules
Entry term(s): Microcapsules
Tree number(s): D26.255.150
Scope note: Hard or soft soluble containers used for the oral administration of medicine.
Annotation: IM for general only; NIM (no qualif) with specific drug IM (with qualif); /adv eff permitted but be careful: it may be the adv eff of the drug in capsule form, not the capsule; note X ref MICROCAPSULES: do not confuse with MICROENCAPSULATION see DRUG COMPOUNDING
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
DeCS UI: 2249
Descriptor UI: D002214
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2003/07/09
Capsules - Preferred
Concept UI M0003316
Scope note Hard or soft soluble containers used for the oral administration of medicine.
Preferred term Capsules
Microcapsules - Narrower
Concept UI M0003317
Preferred term Microcapsules



We want your feedback on the new DeCS / MeSH website

We invite you to complete a survey that will take no more than 3 minutes.


Go to survey