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Capsules MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Capsules
Tree Number(s)
D26.255.150
Unique ID
D002214
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002214
Annotation
IM for general only; NIM (no qualif) with specific drug IM (with qualif); /‌adv eff permitted but be careful: it may be the adv eff of the drug in capsule form, not the capsule; note entry term MICROCAPSULES: do not confuse with MICROENCAPSULATION see DRUG COMPOUNDING
Scope Note
Hard or soft soluble containers used for the oral administration of medicine.
Entry Term(s)
Capsule
Microcapsule
Microcapsules
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QV 786.5.C3
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Capsules Preferred
Microcapsules Narrower
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