The gelatin is used to prevent that drugs and other active substances like e.g. vitamins, being damaged by air and light. The gelatine can also act to cover a particularly unpleasant taste.capsule

The soft caps are mainly used to contain liquids, while the hard ones are used for contain powder.

compresseGelatine-coated tablets (caplets) are another technological development. The external coating with gelatine ensures that patients can swallow the caplets easily and without any problems.