Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms: Capsules covers the development, composition, and manufacture of capsules. Despite the important role that capsules play in drug delivery and product development, few comprehensive texts on the science and technology of capsules have been available for the research and academic environments. This text addresses this gap, discussing how capsules provide unique capabilities and options for dosage form design and formulation.

chapter 5|20 pages

Non-Gelatin-Based Capsules

chapter 9|46 pages

Plug Formation

chapter 12|28 pages

Modified-Release Delivery Systems

Extended-Release Capsule Platform

chapter 15|22 pages

Quality-by-Design (QbD) for Capsule Formulation and Process Development

Regulatory Science Relevance, Scientific Case Studies, and Future Challenges 1