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Choosing the Right Capsule Part 3 - Enteric Capsules

Posted by Team Capsuline on Apr 21, 2017 11:28:27 AM

Enteric Capsules

Enteric capsules, known as extended-release capsules, are uniquely designed to resist the acidic environment 
of the human stomach during the digestive process until they reach the next step of digestion. Enteric capsules are treated with a material to prevent or minimize dissolution in the stomach, allowing it only in the small intestine. This type of formulation either shields the stomach from a potentially irritating drug or shields the drug from partial degradation in the acidic environment of the stomach. Learn why our capsules are different than other enteric capsules... 

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Choosing the Right Capsule Part 2 - Vegetarian

Posted by Team Capsuline on Apr 10, 2017 5:15:09 PM

Vegetarian Capsules

Today, it’s quite common for people to lead a vegetarian lifestyle. To ensure inclusiveness for all individuals, vegetarian capsules are available for those who refrain from consuming meat or other animal products. Produced strictly from plant-derived ingredients, vegetarian capsules meet the needs of those who do not wish to consume animal products.

 

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Choosing the Right Capsule Part 1 - Gelatin

Posted by Team Capsuline on Mar 14, 2017 2:35:33 PM

Gelatin Capsules

Gelatin capsules serve as a popular and efficient way for taking medicine, herbal supplements, vitamins or your own custom dietary supplement blend. They are typically the most commonly produced and cost-effective capsule on the market.

 

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The Capsule Quality Question: Understanding Certificates of Analysis, Data Sheets, and Religious Certifications

Posted by Staff on Feb 14, 2017 8:00:00 AM

As consumers, it can sometimes be difficult to know exactly where products are coming from or how exactly they are made. Many consumers are especially concerned about the quality of the ingredients and components that make up the items they consume, whether it’s their food, drinks, supplements, or medications. Many are savvy consumers who see warnings about the quality of off the shelf vitamins and supplements and turn to encapsulating to be certain that they know exactly what they are consuming.

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Topics: Capsules, FAQ

Choosing the Right Vegetarian Capsule

Posted by Team Capsuline on Feb 7, 2017 8:00:00 AM

For many consumer’s diet, culture, and personal preference make vegetarian capsules their only encapsulating solution. It is essential that any capsule options they consider take their particular requirements into consideration.

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Topics: Vegetarian

Capsule Sizes: Understanding the Capsule Numbering Nomenclature

Posted by Team Capsuline on Jan 6, 2017 1:00:00 PM

If you are unfamiliar with the pharmaceutical industry, the capsule sizing system that you see on our website might seem counter intuitive. After all, most consumers are used to thinking of things numerically increasing as they get larger. Size 8 loafers are larger than size 6, which are larger than a size 4. A size 10 pant is bigger than a size 9.

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Topics: Sizing

Choosing the Right Gelatin Capsule

Posted by Staff on Dec 28, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Gelatin capsules are a trusted medical delivery system that most people are familiar with. They can be used to encapsulate liquids, powders, granules, oils, extracts, and herbs in precise dosages. The versatility and familiarity of gelatin capsules make them a popular option for individuals who are interested in encapsulating their own supplements and medications.

When looking for the right gelatin capsules for your needs, however, there are a lot of options to consider. Should you go for colored capsules or clear? Flavored? What size?

So, how do you choose the right gelatin capsules? One place to begin your decision-making process is to consider who will be taking the capsules. Sometimes the recipient will help you narrow down your gelatin capsule decision.

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Topics: Flavored Capsule, DIY, How-to

Choosing the Right Enteric Capsule

Posted by Staff on Dec 21, 2016 9:00:00 AM

What are Enteric Capsules?

Enteric capsules are designed to withstand the acidic environment of the human stomach during the digestive process until they reach the next step of digestion.

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Topics: Enteric

Which Capsule is Right For You: A Guide to Choosing the Right Capsule Size for Your Needs

Posted by Team Capsuline on Dec 6, 2016 8:00:00 PM

Understanding The Capsule Sizing System

One of the most common questions our customers ask is about capsule sizing. The capsule sizing system is a little complicated, and confusing at times, so we’ve written this guide to help you understand the ins-and-outs of capsule sizing.

See our chart below, we’ll refer back to it throughout this piece.

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Topics: Sizing

Capsuline Supports The National Breast Cancer Foundation

Posted by Staff on Oct 3, 2016 11:25:03 AM

Capsuline is proud to partner with the National Breast Cancer Foundation in the effort to rasie awareness about the fight against the desease.

According to the NBCF, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among women. Each year it is estimated that over 246,660 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer and more than 40,000 will die.

During the month of October, Capsuline will donate a portion of the sale of any pink capsule to help support the NBCF's fight against this disease. Read more for the terms of the promotion. 

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Topics: Charity