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18 January 2020 Tablets & Capsules S Claudia Silva Procaps Kirti Vatsa Beroe Vegetarian substitutes for gelatin soft capsules capsules This article provides an overview of the current state of materi- als and technology used to produce vegetarian soft capsules and discusses applications, processing, and suitable products for these alternatives to soft gelatin capsules. oft capsules, also called softgels, are one of the most widely used solid oral dosage forms, particularly in the nutraceutical market. Traditional softgels are made from gelatin, but interest in vegetarian alternatives to gelatin soft capsules (GSCs) is growing. The materials used to make vegetarian soft capsules (VSCs) have very different properties than gelatin. The first commercially viable VSCs appeared on the market around 2001 and were developed for encapsulating oils

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