Hard Empty Capsule
The hard empty capsule is composed of a cap and a body capsule shell made of medicinal gelatin and auxiliary materials.Mainly used for holding solid and liquid drugs.The greatest advantage of this capsule is that it can hold a variety of drug forms. In addition, the capsule has good bioavailability due to the rapid, reliable and safe dissolution of the capsule.
■ The taste of some drugs is not good, easy to inhaled trachea caused choking, or in the mouth is easy to be decomposed by saliva;Other drugs can irritate the esophagus and stomach mucosa and may even cause burns. Hard empty capsule not only protect the esophagus and respiratory tract, but also make the drug property is not destroyed.
■ Some capsules are enteric capsules, which act as protective shells to escort the drug all the way into the intestine, allowing the ingredients to escape the breakdown of stomach acids and reach the intestine safely for effective absorption.
■ Others are sustained-release capsules, which lengthen the release time of the drug's ingredients and make its effects more stable.
1, because the hollow capsule has the characteristics of too little water content, easy to break, too much easy to soften deformation, so the water content of the hollow capsule factory should be controlled between 12.5-17.5%;
2. Containers with capsules should be placed on shelves, away from Windows and pipes to be in a cool and ventilated place, and avoid sunlight and close to heat;
3, can not be placed at will and pressure;
4. The packaging container should be kept sealed before use. If it has been opened, please take corresponding sterilization measures, otherwise it is easy to cause bacterial contamination.
5. Inventory temperature should be kept at 15-25 ℃;
The relative humidity is maintained at 35-65%;
6, can not be stored in high temperature and humidity conditions, or it will become soft due to heat adhesion and deformation, also can not be placed in the temperature is too low or too dry environment, otherwise the capsule is easy to produce brittle and fragile phenomenon;