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ALTERNATIVES FOR GELATIN IN THE PREPARATION OF CAPSULES

@inproceedings{Chandrika2016ALTERNATIVESFG,
  title={ALTERNATIVES FOR GELATIN IN THE PREPARATION OF CAPSULES},
  author={M. Chandrika and M. Krishna and M. Jyothirmayi and T. A. Naidu and V. Swamy},
  year={2016}
}
In recent era, vegetable capsules are new approach whi might be replacing the usage of gelatin or n n vegetable capsules. Hydroxy propyl methyl cellulose (HPMC), starch, hydroxy propyl cellulose (HPC) etc are mainly used as alternatives for gelatin in the preparation of capsules. Among them (HPMC) is mainly used in manufacturing of such kind of capsul e shell. HPMC is also used as viscolizing agent (thickening agent), coating polymer, bioadhesive, i n solid dispersion to enhance solubility… Expand
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