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  • There are therefore in most prescriptions (i) a basis or chief ingredient intended to cure (curare), (2) an adjuvant to assist its action and make it cure quickly (cito), (3) a corrective to prevent or lessen any undesirable effect (tuto), and (4) a vehicle or excipient to make it suitable for administration and pleasant to the patient (jucunde).
  • Gum tragacanth is used in calico-printing as a thickener of colours and mordants; in medicine as a demulcent and vehicle for insoluble powders, and as an excipient in pills; and feltsetting and mending beetles and other insect specimens.
  • Common excipients for these formulations were not found to interfere.
  • I am using microcrystalline cellulose, a major pharmaceutical excipient, in various forms of soft solid.
  • The use of medications containing a lactose excipient should be avoided if possible.

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