Quiz: Introduction to Dosage Forms and Bioavailability – 7

What is the purpose of table coating?

1. Extend drug’s shelf life

2. Make tablet smoother

3. Mask the unpleasant taste

4. All of the above


Which of the following are cone shaped pessaries?

1. Moulded pessaries

2. Compressed pessaries

3. Vaginal capsules

4. All of the above


Why throat paint is viscous in consistency?

1. Less use of water

2. More ethanol content

3. High content of glycerin

4. High content of fructose


Which of the following is known as Mandle’s paint?

1. Crystal Violet Paint

2. Compound Iodine Paint

3. Tannic Acid Gylcerin

4. Phenol Glycerin


Which of the following is not the direction to use paint?

1. Drink half glass of water after applying paint

2. Apply it with use of swab

3. Do not consume food before and after using paint

4. All of the above


Further Reading:

Ansels Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms And Drug Delivery Systems *

Cooper and Gunn’ss Dispensing for Pharmaceutical Students *

* – Affiliate links

Nagina Anwar

Nagina Anwar is Medical and Business graduate (Pharm. D - gold medalist, MPhil, MBA exec., B.Sc.). She is pursuing her career in the field of education and freelancing as a lecturer and content writer, respectively. Writing is her passion, which she is pursuing for the last 6 years. She is continuously unlocking new horizons with national and international projects.

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