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Whats the difference between capsules and tablets?

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Rajive Goel 23 Jun 2010

Tablets are a mixture of active & inactive ingredients and generally are punched, capsules are two parts of gelatin shells called the male & the female and generally are 'filled' and then fitted into one another.

mattspunkingurl 23 Jun 2010

Tablets are usually like a powder that is pressed tightly together when manufactured. Capsules are usually made out of gelatin type substance that is then filled with the meds. I take Effexor XR and the capsules are extended release,while regular Effexor is a tablet form that it immediate release. free discount card

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