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Popsicle stick exploder pill

a pill with a popsicle stick exploder in it that energetically disassembles in the stomach
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Popsicle stick exploder pill:

Make some struts, popsicle stick exploder [link] style, then surround them with powder and compress. Slight wetness or pH change sets off the exploder rods and the pill turns to tiny fragments in the stomach, making absorption more rapid. This would be good for tough little pills like Aleve or many others.

An improvement on this would be to make the tension sticks out of something like jello that plumps with water or pH. I think PMMA (polymethylmethacrylate) does that.

Also, when the pill explodes it could explode into sudden release components and gradual dissolve components giving 12 or 24 hour effectiveness.

Now I can imagine critics saying, "Isn't this completely unnecessary?" The dynamics of pills dissolving also puzzles me. I think it is possible that, like untearable snack wrappers, some pills are just inexplicably badly made.

Compare a generic Vivarin with an Aleve. When you put it in water the generic Vivarin slumps into a goo rapidly, just swirl it around to make caffeineated water. The Aleve tablet just sits there.

Why? It is not enteric, it is just tough. Worse yet a person with a headache could imaginably wait 15 minutes or more for the thing to start working. Like a hard to open snack wrapper perhaps it is just messed up.

So, even though the instant dissolve pill already exists this is an idea for a pill that energetically disassembles in the stomach.

although I know it is supposed to be one idea per post: ZOTZ pill “zotz pill” returns zero finds at a search engine. Have pullulan (breath strip material) or laser perforated gelcap ends with less than a burp amount of zots mixed with naproxen or other ingredient. The half centimeter blob of foamy drug is instantly activating.

Edible alka seltzer.

beanangel, Dec 28 2017

popsicle stick exploders of various kinds https://www.google....icle+stick+exploder
[beanangel, Dec 28 2017]

Popsicle is a "brand name" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ice_pop
This type of snack almost always has a stick for the hand to hold. [Vernon, Dec 28 2017]

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       “popsicle” – is that a word?
Ian Tindale, Dec 28 2017
  

       Apparently it is.
MaxwellBuchanan, Dec 28 2017
  

       Is there any meaning attached, or nearby?
Ian Tindale, Dec 28 2017
  

       “jello” – that might be a word, I’ve heard some foreign people on telly say it once. Never found out what it means, though.
Ian Tindale, Dec 28 2017
  

       Google may be able to help you there, [Ian].
MaxwellBuchanan, Dec 28 2017
  

       // a pill that energetically disassembles in the stomach. //   

       Now don't think you can backtrack, further up in the text you clearly use the word "exploder".   

       If you want a bun for this, we want to see words and phrases such as "blast radius ", "fragmentation", " supersonic " and "detonation" included.
8th of 7, Dec 28 2017
  

       "This is a pill for stomach ulceration."
"Great! I've had this ulcer for months that I've been ..."
"No, wait. You want a pill *against* stomach ulceration. This is a pill *for* stomach ulceration."
pertinax, Dec 28 2017
  

       Your cough is getting better.
Ian Tindale, Dec 28 2017
  

       although I know it is supposed to be one idea per post: ZOTZ pill “zotz pill” returns zero finds at a search engine. Have pullulan (breath strip material) or laser perforated gelcap ends with less than a burp amount of zots powder mixed with naproxen or other ingredient. The blob of foamy drug is instantly activating.   

       Edible alka seltzer.
beanangel, Jan 01 2018
  
      
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