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Unigel™ Softgels Manufacturing

One dosage form, many benefits. A unique oral dosage form that allows having tablets, capsules, granules or pellets inside a single, larger soft gelatin capsule.

Unigel™ is the only patented technology for fixed dose combinations which incorporate the benefits of soft gelatin capsules.

Benefits of Unigel Softgels include:
  • Single or Multiple active ingredients with different release profiles (sustained and immediate) and release sites (gastric and intestinal).
  • Multiple active ingredients with chemical incompatibility concerns.
  • Multiple active ingredients where at least one is a liquid or a semisolid.
  • Any combination of the above.
  • Reduces number of drug intakes, increasing patient compliance.
  • Patent challenge opportunities in a new dosage form.
  • Life cycle management extensions.
  • Highly differentiated consumer product appeal.
  • Available in different sizes and shapes.
Some ideas for the use of Unigel Softgels:
  • Cardiovascular:
    • Fish Oils plus statins, and Fish Oil plus aspirin are great examples of potential Unigel combination products. 
  • Respiratory:
    • Solubilized cetirizine and sustained release pellets of pseudoephedrine or phenylephrine.
  • Gastric:
    • Enteric-coated omeprazole pellets in a liquid suspension containing magnesium hydroxide. 
  • Analgesic:
    • Soft gelatin capsule containing solubilized ibuprofen and an extended release tablet of the same API.


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