The hard capsule or two-piece capsule, which is popular because of its easy administration, is available in a choice of colours combinations. Its operational areas are above all powdery plant drugs, minerals and trace-element mixtures.
Advantages of the Hard capsule
- Processing of difficult compressible powders and granulates.
- Often used when there are no – or very low – quantities of excipients added to the formulation.
- Can be offered Gelatine-free alternative: hard capsule made with HPMC (hydroxypropylmethyl cellulose)