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Posted by: pookie | 2010-09-03

CR, SR, TR, ER tabs or caps, what''s the difference?

Is there a big difference between controlled release, sustained release, time release and extended release or is it splitting hairs?

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This depends on when, where (in the digestive tract) and over what period of time the manufacturer of this product intend for the active ingredient inside the product to be released. The abbreviations are splitting hairs, but its meaning not.

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Posted by: pookie | 2010-09-07

Thanks!

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Posted by: pharmacist | 2010-09-06

This depends on when, where (in the digestive tract) and over what period of time the manufacturer of this product intend for the active ingredient inside the product to be released. The abbreviations are splitting hairs, but its meaning not.

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