excipient

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excipient

[ek′sip·ē·ənt]
(pharmacology)
Any inert substance combined with an active drug for preparing an agreeable or convenient dosage form.
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You should not take FLOWTUSS if you are allergic to hydrocodone, guaifenesin, or any of the inactive ingredients in FLOWTUSS, or if you are taking a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) for depression or other conditions, and for 14 days after discontinuing your MAOI.
These placebos are made from the same inactive ingredients in the same proportions used to make the dosage form containing the drug under study.
Some of the products affected by the recall may contain a higher concentration of active ingredient than specified; others contain inactive ingredients that may not meet internal testing requirements; and others may contain tiny particles, the FDA said.
While generics and brand-name drugs contain the same active ingredients, the inactive ingredients may be different.
Generic drugs are required to contain the same active ingredients in the same dose as the brand version, though they may contain different inactive ingredients.
Some variation may occur in the drug's inactive ingredients, and this may cause side effects in some sensitive people.
The pesticide product actually contains so-called inactive ingredients that remain undisclosed to the public because they are considered trade secrets.
Each tablet - and I am currently on 10mg per day - also contains the inactive ingredients calcium carbonate, microcrystalline cellulose, lactose, croscarmellose sodium, polysorbate 80, hydroxypropyl cellulose and magnesium stearate.
While at the FDA, he was a member of the Inactive Ingredients Subcommittee and the Phospholipidosis Working Group.
Food and Drug Administration contains the same active ingredients, but not necessarily the same inactive ingredients, as the brand name drug it copies.
6 mg/ml, respectively, by batch) standardized for the content of eleutheroside E, and other inactive ingredients including syrup, sorbitol, caramel aroma, methyl p-hydroxybenzoate, orange oil, polysorbate and propyl p-hydroxy-benzoate.
The ingestion of excessive amounts of medication can cause toxicity from both the active drug and the inactive ingredients.

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