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PharmaTutor (October- 2015)


Print-ISSN: 2394 - 6679
e-ISSN: 2347 - 7881
(Volume 3, Issue 10)


Received On: 04/06/2015; Accepted On: 18/06/2015; Published On: 01/10/2015


AUTHORS: Abhishek Raj
Deputy Manager (R&D)
Quest Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd, Chhata Pipara, Bara, Birgunj, Nepal.


A softgel or soft gelatin capsule is a solid capsule (outer shell) surrounding a liquid or semi-solid center (inner fill). An active ingredient can be incorporated into the outer shell, the inner fill, or both. They are oral dosage form for medicine similar to capsules. Softgel shells are a combination of gelatin, water, opacifier and a plasticizer such as glycerin and/or sorbitol(s).


How to cite this article: A Raj; Soft Gelatin Capsules (Softgels); PharmaTutor; 2015; 3(10); 16-18