Special forms of tablets, if necessary can act in the human body for two weeks. Moreover, all this time, the active substance will be supplied in a constant concentration. Especially useful is a new form for medications needed in the treatment of chronic diseases (back pain, joints, diabetes, hypertension).
Tablet, created by scientists, initially has the usual form. However, in the stomach, it acquires angular projections and may linger in the hollow body in the course of a week or more. All this time active compounds in a pill will be released and absorbed in the intestine.
While undergoing preliminary testing of new dosage forms. You will need a few years to such tablets have started to use industry to supply the shelves of pharmacies.