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Descriptor English: Dosage Forms
Descriptor Spanish: Formas de Dosificación
Descriptor Portuguese: Formas de Dosagem
Descriptor French: Formes posologiques
Entry term(s): Dosage Form
Form, Dosage
Forms, Dosage
Tree number(s): D26.255
E05.916.250
VS2.002.002.001.001.010
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004304
Scope note: Completed forms of the pharmaceutical preparation in which prescribed doses of medication are included. They are designed to resist action by gastric fluids, prevent vomiting and nausea, reduce or alleviate the undesirable taste and smells associated with oral administration, achieve a high concentration of drug at target site, or produce a delayed or long-acting drug effect.
Annotation: general only: prefer specifics
Allowable Qualifiers: ST standards
Related: Drug Administration Routes MeSH
Drug Delivery Systems MeSH
DeCS ID: 4364
Unique ID: D004304
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2014/06/17
Dosage Forms - Preferred
Concept UI M0006766
Scope note Completed forms of the pharmaceutical preparation in which prescribed doses of medication are included. They are designed to resist action by gastric fluids, prevent vomiting and nausea, reduce or alleviate the undesirable taste and smells associated with oral administration, achieve a high concentration of drug at target site, or produce a delayed or long-acting drug effect.
Preferred term Dosage Forms
Entry term(s) Dosage Form
Form, Dosage
Forms, Dosage



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