Unformatted text preview: dosage formulation. The three examples types of dosage formulations and a scenario are below. 1. The Effervescent tablets are dissolved into a liquid before administration and allows for quicker absorption in the body than a solid tablet. A child or an adult could be administered an effervescent tablet because of needing the drug to get into the body quicker or not being able to swallowing tablets. 2. Lozenges are solid dosage forms also known as pastilles or troches. A patient might need lozenges to relieve the discomfort in the mouth and throat from and sore throat or cough. 3. Inhalants are medications that contain a fine powder or solution of drugs delivered through a mist into the mouth or nose. A person might need a prescription for a rescue inhaler to treat asthma....
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This note was uploaded on 09/24/2011 for the course HCP 210 0000000000 taught by Professor Smith during the Summer '11 term at University of Phoenix.
- Summer '11