It is a common phenomenon that capsules cannot be swallowed. The general reason is that the capsules are too large and it should be prevented before taking the medicine. Here is the summary which may help you swallow the capsules more smoothly.
The main excipients for capsules are diluents, lubricants, glidants, disintegrants, wetting agents, adhesives, etc. The correct excipients enable the capsule to achieve the desired pharmacokinetic properties and reduce manufacturing costs. It simplifies the manufacture of pharmaceutical products and ultimately promotes the physiological absorption of the drug.
Capsules are commonly used in people's daily lives. The main capsular material of the empty capsule is gelatin. Because of its unique structure and dissociation of anion and cation on the molecular chain, medicinal gelatin has good solubility and water retention. However, not all medicines can be made into capsule preparations.
Capsule Taking Method -Thursday, June 20, 2019
Capsule pills are the most common form of pharmaceutical dosage form. The reason why the drug is contained in the capsule is to facilitate swallowing on the one hand, and to ensure the efficacy and safety on the other hand. However, there are still many people who lack awareness of capsule drugs and cannot get the best taking results.
Nowadays, the main material of the capsule is gelatin. Although gelatin has many great characteristics, it does have its downsides. As the matter of fact, we have been doing R&D of new capsule materials over the years, and various types of capsules such as vegetarian capsules, X capsules etc.
Why most health products use capsules -Thursday, June 13, 2019
One advantage of capsules over tablets is that they are not only capable of delivering solids but also capable of delivering non-aqueous liquids and semi-solids. In general, oily, liquid, and the like, which are difficult to compress into tablets, or which have an odor, are often in the form of capsules. The followings are advantages of capsule form.
Your curiosity might ask why almost all capsules on the market are similar in shape, well, this is due to easily use and historical reasons. Many people have a misunderstanding that oval shape is easy to swallow, however, the capsule size is the key factor that influence the swallow.
Capsules can be made in virtually any color in technical aspect, including a variety of different transparency, color combinations of body and cap, even the gloss varies.
How to swallow capsules more easily? -Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Some people often have difficulty swallowing when we take pill capsules. They always feel sticky on the esophagus when capsule swallowed into the throat. It is unpleasant and even suffocating. This is caused by a certain viscosity of the mucosa because the capsule shell is made of gelatin and other ingredients. So how can you easily eat capsules more conveniently?
Many healthcare products are in capsule form. The reason for choosing this dosage form is that the capsule can avoid the stimulation of the ingredients on the stomach, reduce the loss in the delivery, increase the absorption of the ingredients, and cover the bitter taste and odor of certain ingredients. Both hard and soft capsules are used in the health care industry.