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Tablets & Capsules November 2020 23 common tablet shapes Standard convex Standard convex bisect not flush Standard convex quadrisect flush Standard convex straight-through bisect Compound cup Convex with bevel Flat-faced plain Flat-faced bevel- edged Flat-faced bevel- edged bisect Flat-faced bevel- edged quadrisect Flat-faced radius-edged Lozenge Modified ball Core rod type (hole in center) Capsule Modified capsule Oval Bullet Arrowhead Triangle Arc triangle Square Pillow (arc square) Rectangle Modified rectangle Diamond Pentagon Hexagon Octagon natural edge Heart Half moon ("D" shape) Almond c a p s u l e s i z e s & t a b l e t s h a p e s Reprinted by permission. From Tableting Specification Manual, 7th edition (Washington, DC: American Pharmacists Association, 2006), figure 25. © 2006 by the American Pharmacists Association.

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