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Other Drug Delivery Forms

Softigel’s products use a variety of delivery methods, including tablets, powders, syrups, suspensions, creams, drops and emulsions.

Its tablets consist of a blend of active substances and excipients, which are usually in powder form. They are pressed or compacted into a solid dose.

The advantages of softigel tablets include high dose precision and low content variability, they are low-cost and are well-suited for large-scale production, as well as light and compact, easy-to-package and ship, and simple product identification. An option is also available for special release such as enteric or delayed release, and they are difficult to alter.

Softigel powders are substances containing ground, pulverised, or otherwise finely dispersed solid particles. They can contain drug compounds or nutritional products as functional foods.

Advantages the company’s powders include no compression, encapsulation, or coating needed, which is less time consuming, no size limitations, the flavors are pleasant, and they are ideal for patients with difficulty swallowing capsules or tablets such as children and infants.

Twist-off Capsules

A twist-off capsules’ shell is composed of a body and a cap.

The cap of a Twist-off can be removed, enabling the insertion of a measured dose. These are used for topical and oral applications.

Capsules can contain formulations with a variety of physical properties, from dry solids to non-aqueous solutions.

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