The Pharmaceutics and Compounding Laboratory
Capsules

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this exercise, you should be able to:

  • Describe the advantages and limitations of capsules as dosage forms.
  • Describe the official USP tests required for capsules.
  • Prepare and dispense hard gelatin capsules.
  • Evaluate capsules as a dosage form by performing and analyzing data from official USP tests.