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Paper-Folding Techniques for Compounded, Individualized Powder Dosage Forms

Author(s):  Alexander Kenneth S, Li Chongua

Issue:  Sep/Oct 1997 - Home Health Care
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Abstract:  Infants, young children and the elderly who cannot swallow tablets are good candidates for the divided, loose-powder dosage forms, which can be mixed with a formula or sprinkled in applesauce. In this article, the author discusses traditional methods of divided powder-dosage forms, papers, powder paper size and powder boxes. A comparison of the traditional folded powder paper and self-contained powder paper methods is included. Directions and diagrams are provided to aid visualization of the final, folded product.

Related Keywords: parchment, glassine, wax, hygroscopic, boxes

Related Categories: PACKAGING, SUPPORT

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