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Dispensing tablet

Dispensing tablet
(1) A tablet prepared by molding or by compression; used by the dispensing pharmacist to obtain certain potent substances in a convenient form for accurate compounding.
(2) According to Taber’s medical dictionary, “a tablet that contains a clinically effective large amount of an effective drug”.


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