What is a hollow capsule?

Update:08 Apr 2021

The hollow capsule is composed of a cap and a body two capsule shells made of medicinal gelatin. This product has a cylindrical shape and is a hard and elastic hollow capsule fitted by two sections of a cap and a body. The capsule body should be smooth, uniform in color, smooth cut, no deformation, no odor. This product is divided into three types: transparent, translucent and opaque.

The application of hollow capsules is mainly used to contain solid drug particles, powders, pellets, microcapsules, liquids and other fillings, but also their mixtures. For example, self-made powders, health products, medicines, etc., solve the problems of difficult intake and poor taste for users, and truly realize that good medicines are no longer bitter. Hollow capsules are becoming more and more popular. First of all, the shape of the capsule is slender and easy to swallow. It is the most popular dosage form among consumers.

Features of hollow capsules:
1. It can conceal the bitterness and odor of drugs;
2. Increased bioavailability of drugs;
3. Improve the stability of the drug;
4. It can be used as sustained-release preparations and compound preparations;
5. The accuracy and uniformity of dosage.


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