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release

1. Law the surrender of a claim, right, title, etc., in favour of someone else
2. a control mechanism for starting or stopping an engine
3. 
a. the opening of the exhaust valve of a steam engine near the end of the piston stroke
b. the moment at which this valve opens
4. the electronic control regulating how long a note sounds after a synthesizer key has been released
5. the control mechanism for the shutter in a camera

release

[ri′lēs]
(mechanical engineering)
A mechanical arrangment of parts for holding or freeing a device or mechanism as required.

release

i. The release of fuel tanks or any object from an aircraft.
ii. In air armament, the intentional separation of a free-fall aircraft store from its suspension equipment.

release

(programming)
(Or "released version", "baseline") A version of a piece of software which has been made public (as opposed to a version that is in development, or otherwise unreleased).

A release is either a major release, a revision, or a bugfix.

Pre-release versions may be called alpha test, or beta test versions.

See change management.
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By the end of September 2017, the company plans to launch Exalgo 32mg extended release tablets (hydromorphone HCl) in the US market.
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The 400mg QD nevirapine extended release formulation (ViramuneEeA XR) demonstrated adequate trough drug exposure through 48 weeks, and efficacy was consistent across gender, baseline viral load and country of origin.
Extended Release drugs have a great benefit for pharmaceutical CEOs - the ability to obtain patent protection on old brands that have a new extended release formulation.
is a specialty pharmaceutical company utilizing its innovative AcuForm drug delivery technology to develop novel oral products and improved, extended release formulations of existing oral drugs.
Extended Release technology is a core competency of Wockhardt s R&D and they have consistently risen to the challenge of developing these technically challenging products.
Bupropion Hydrochloride (SR) Extended Release tablets are indicated for the treatment of major depressive disorder.
LevoCap ER is an extended release, abuse resistant form of levorphanol, which is pharmacologically differentiated from morphine, oxycodone and other strong opioids.
SCOLR Pharma also reported that the recently completed clinical testing of its initial, non-optimized CDT-based extended release phenylepherine tablets has provided valuable data but does not justify continued internal development.
R&D neuroscience company Eisai and Arena Pharmaceuticals (NasdaqGS:ARNA) said on Monday that it has successfully filed its New Drug Application (NDA) for an extended release formulation of lorcaserin with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
We look forward to continuing execution of the BiDil sales strategy and the development of an extended release version of BiDil under his steady hand," he continued.
M2 PHARMA-December 1, 2015-Eisai and Arena Pharmaceuticals' NDA for extended release formulation of lorcaserin accepted by US FDA for chronic weight management

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