DOI: 10.21276/ajptr
Fri, 19 Apr 2019

A Review on Recent Advancement in Capsule Formulation


Paresh Mohan*, Mo. Asad Ansari, Saurabh Patel, M. P. Khinchi, Dilip Agrawal, Natasha Sharma

1.Department of Pharmaceutics, Kota College of Pharmacy, SP-1, RIICO Industrial Area, Ranpur, Jhalawar road, Kota, Rajasthan, India – 324005.




In this article, the study of recent advancement of Solid dosage form capsule is  studying for better kind of dosage forms. There are two way approach for capsule dosage form innovation in capsule shell and innovation in capsule system. The present review focuses on innovation in capsule system. In this the study is about to reduce the frequency of dosing or to increase effectiveness of the drug by localization at the site of action, reducing the dose required, or providing uniform drug delivery. By the study of this recent advancement new kind of drug delivery system is developed which is used to Enhanced bioavailability, reduced side effects, improved patient compliance, reduced peak to trough ratio of drug in systemic circulation. The development of new generation of capsules are beneficial for night time dosing and for the drugs having high first pass effect and having specific site of absorption in Gastrointestinal tract.


Keywords: - Hard Gelatin Capsule, Soft Gelatin Capsule, Recent Advancement, Innercap, Chewcaps, Duocaps.

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