Feb 1, 1975

Versatile unit for filling gelatin capsules with drugs or chemicals

Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences
G R Thompson, A Cunningham

Abstract

A new, inexpensive device was developed for making individually prepared capsules that can be administered to experimental animals. The device was designed for accurate and rapid production of large numbers of various capsule sizes and drug dosages. During 12 months of usage, 21 capsules were prepared weekly for each of 44 dogs (924 total capsules) in approximately 2.5 work-hours/week. Each capsule contained a precise amount of drug to administer a specific dosage to each individual dog. No difficulties were encountered in the manufacture or utilization of this device, and it can be operated by untrained personnel.

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