The oral dosage forms such as tablets, capsules are the most extensively used form of medication around the world. But, being an oral solid dosage they have a slow absorption rate which leads to delayed action. But this can overcome by administering the drug/nutrients in a liquid form. This is exactly how effervescent tablets work.
They are designed to rapidly and completely dissolve in water, releasing carbon dioxide which leads to rapid disintegration and makes a homogenous solution. Not only do they offer stability but also a quick onset of action. This makes effervescent tablets a preferred choice for many, including people who are taking tablets medicinally as well as a dietary supplement.
Over regular tablets, effervescent tablets are now becoming the number one choice in supplement use due to their many advantages. Let’s have a look.
100% Bioavailable Form
One of the most important advantages is that effervescent formulations are 100% bio-available, as compared to synthetic tablets which are said to be only 50%-70% bio-available depending on various factors. Because conventional tablets or capsules dissolve very slowly in the stomach leads to reduce nutrients absorption rates. The rest non-absorbed portion is simply excreted out from your body.
In contrast, effervescent tablets 100% bioavailable, almost double that of conventional tablets or capsules. They dissolve completely and uniformly, allowing our body to 100% absorb the nutrients meaning you get the full benefit from the supplement and its ingredients. This is especially critical for the aged and those with weak digestive systems.
Gentle Action, No Stomach Discomfort
Conventional tablets once ingested can sometimes only partially dissolve in the stomach which can lead to irritation or stomach discomfort in some cases. On the other hand, effervescent tablets dissolve completely and evenly meaning that localised concentrations of the ingredients do not occur meaning gentle on the digestive tract and causing no stomach or esophageal discomfort.
In addition to providing nutritional benefits, Effervescent tablets are also intended to increase liquid intake. With each effervescent tablet you take, you naturally drink a full glass of liquid and keep yourself hydrated. They can be an easy and effective solution for dehydrated or ill folks.
Effervescent tablets often come with added flavour and sweetener. So when dissolved in a liquid medium like water, they add flavour and thus taste better than regular tablets having an odd metallic taste. They can be a healthy alternative to sugary beverage or juice when hit with sudden sweet cravings.
Great Choice For Those With Swallowing Difficulty
Unlike regular tablets or capsules, you drink an effervescent tablet by completely dissolving in liquid rather than swallowing as whole Thus an effervescence mode can be a great alternative for those who have trouble swallowing due to illness/age. With this, it can also be a great way of ingesting medicine for individuals with sore throats or medical issues that make swallowing difficult. Plus, it is also advantageous for people who take a number of tablets daily. Choosing an effervescent form can be a relief to such people.
On the Go Nutrition
Effervescent tablets are easy to consume any time of day and anywhere. All you have to do is drop them in and the tablet will take care of the rest.
They are also travel friendly (easy to carry) and are consistent, well mixed, and ready to drink. In contrast, traditional tablets or powders, need to be measured accurately and stirred in repeatedly to avoid an inconsistent drink with lumpy bits.
Effervescent tablets are becoming increasingly popular over the conventional tablet and it is easy to find out why. They provide the most efficient way of taking supplements/medicine due to dissolving evenly and absorb rapidly than regular tablets. In addition to this, they taste delicious as well as being easier to take for people who may find it difficult to swallow. All these factors make effervescent tablets a very popular choice.
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