The gelatin hollow capsule is composed of a capsule shell and a capsule shell refined from medicinal gelatin and auxiliary materials. They are divided into three types: transparent, translucent, and opaque. The gelatin hollow capsule is cylindrical and is a rigid and elastic hollow capsule composed of two segments, a cap and a body, which can be nested and locked. The capsule body should be smooth, uniform in color, smooth incision, no deformation, and no odor. The capsule is slender in shape and easy to swallow, and is a pharmaceutical dosage form that is easily accepted by consumers.
Capsules can hold various powders, liquids, semi-solids, and tablets, such as self-made powders, health care products, pharmaceuticals, etc., which solves the problems of difficult entrance and poor taste for users, and truly realizes that good medicine is no longer bitter. In addition, capsules have good bioavailability due to their rapid, reliable, and safe dissolution of the capsules.
Gelatin hollow capsules need to be stored well. The storage conditions need to be in a clean room, with a temperature of 10-25°C and relative humidity of 35-65%; the recommended setting is the temperature of 20°C and relative humidity of 50%.