Are gelatin hollow capsules toxic? Can you eat it?

Update:25 May 2021

Are gelatin hollow capsules toxic?

Most capsules are made of gelatin. Many drugs have a gelatin-like effect film added to the surface for the convenience of oral administration. Generally, the outer capsules of drugs can cause irritation and dry mouth. Experts pointed out that this drug is not good for human health, so I chose the appearance of gelatin. This gelatin composition is very common in life, and no side effects have been found. Patients and friends can use it with confidence. The gelatin hollow capsule is composed of a cap and a body two capsule shell refined by medicinal gelatin and auxiliary materials, and is mainly used to contain solid medicines.

Shaoxing Zhongya Capsule Co., Ltd. produces gelatin hollow capsules on a large scale and sophisticated equipment. Gelatin hollow capsules are capsule shells with specific colors and shapes made with gelatin as the main raw material. It is often used for special packaging of medicines or health care products that have bad smell, are sensitive to light, and are unstable when exposed to heat and humidity. Capsules made of hollow capsules do not require adhesives and numerous auxiliary materials during the production process, are easy to disintegrate and release in gastric juice, and can improve bioavailability compared with tablets and pills. At the same time, it has the advantages of accurate dosage, easy to carry and use, and safe sealing.


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