HPMC Capsules (Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose) is used from the ancient time in the pharmaceutical and food preparation. Nowadays it is known in the market because it is most likely to use as an alternative to Gelatin Capsules. These two-piece capsules offer countless benefits as a gelatinizer to your health and skin and therefore, their demand always at its peak. It is also adopted as a sustained release tablet material or film coating in the pharmaceutical industry. These are made from non-animal material and therefore safe to intake, especially by the vegetarians.
These are chemically stable and have low moisture content, which makes it less brittle even in low humidity. Along with this, these capsules have the fast dissolution property and therefore, it easily gets dissolve within few minutes after reaching your stomach. The shells made from HPMC are suited to automatic capsule filling machines. These acts as a protective wall that contains the drug secure inside the shell. These are 100% natural and safe to use and also help you to avoid the bitterness of drug because of its tasteless nature. Moreover, it is available in almost all sizes so you can choose as per the amount of dosage you want to fill it. These two-piece capsules also allowed you to fill the dosage inside it on your own. The first HPMC Capsule is developed to use in pharmaceutical industry is QUALI-V Capsules.
It satisfies the demand of vegetarians and can be used by them without any fear of animal disease or infection. It expands the range of capsule applications, which storm the world by replacing the Gelatin Capsules. Most of the people avoid taking it because these are prepared with the material Gelatin which is originally derived from the animal waste. Therefore, it is hard to intake, especially by the vegetarians and therefore, HPMC Capsules come into the existence as an alternative to this non-vegetarian option. However, HPMC Capsules are well-suited for moisture sensitive formulation and resistance to cross-linking.
In a nutshell, it is a perfect alternative which allows the vegetarians to take their medicine without any fear. These are available in similar physical dimensions as that of Gelatin Capsules. These may generally offer technical or practical benefits to both its user and manufacturers as well. Therefore, if you are a vegetarian and afraid to take any dosage that contains animal waste so you should try this HPMC Capsules instead of Gelatin Capsules. It gives you similar benefits, but without compromising your vegetarian religion.
Source by Anil Kumar Khaitan
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