Capsules are solid oral dosage forms for delivering life-saving drugs, minerals, vitamins, or other healthful ingredients via dietary supplements. This practical package allows for reliable dosing, portability and high user satisfaction. Alternatives include larger liquid, powder, or paste formulations. As the world's population ages and we deal with COVID-19, health-conscious consumers need an easy-to-use, easy-to-swallow and portable dosage format.
Empty Gelatin Capsules are the preferred form worldwide - are elegant shapes with gelatin as the main gelling agent. In these dosage forms, medications or dietary supplements are safe and can be stored safely. Gelatin, pure protein, unflavored, gluten-free, non-GMO and offers a benign oral dosage form that provides a user-friendly experience. This allows manufacturers to customize by color, shape, or size to meet active fill needs and target demographics.
Gelatin also enables a variety of enteric (slow) release profiles for rapid release of active fillers, enabling manufacturers to accept a variety of fillers while still meeting consumer needs. And well-known gelatin suppliers offer Halal and Kosher certificates for various types of gelatin to meet the diverse needs and preferences of consumers.
The main type of gelatin used in capsules is usually bovine or porcine raw materials. Depending on the filling, recipe and target audience, manufacturers have flexibility in the type of raw material, with some choosing a combination of porcine and bovine options. For example, bovine gelatin contributes to the hardness of the capsule. Pig options, on the other hand, offer both plasticity and clarity properties.
We also offer many other drugs such as CurcuminMD Plus. CurcuminMD Plus is a popular dietary supplement for joint health. Formulated with curcumin (the active ingredient in turmeric) and boswellia serrata. Turmeric is a root that has been used extensively in traditional medicine for thousands of years. The active ingredient, curcumin, absorbs too quickly for its actual health benefits to be beneficial. The makers of CurcuminMD Plus claim that it contains an advanced form of curcumin called Longvida that can stay in the body longer and is believed to be 285 times more efficiently absorbed than other types of curcumin.