Time-release” drugs work by releasing a drug to the body at a constant rate such that the drug concentration at one time is not large enough as to cause harmful side effects OR not low enough to the point where it is an ineffective therapeutic. A design schematic of a time-release pill is shown below. Explain how it works from an osmotic pressure standpoint.

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  1. Time-release” drugs work by releasing a drug to the body at a constant rate such that the drug concentration at one time is not large enough as to cause harmful side effects OR not low enough to the point where it is an ineffective therapeutic. A design schematic of a time-release pill is shown below. Explain how it works from an osmotic pressure standpoint.
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