Enteric capsules are empty capsules that can only be absorbed in the small intestine of the human body. Enteric capsules are a special medicinal polymer material that is specially processed to be decomposed only in the intestinal tract but not dissolved in gastric juice. This capsule will not melt in the stomach, in water, or even in boiling water.
Enteric capsules need to meet alkaline liquid in the intestine to dissolve, and gastric acid is acidic, so the capsule will not dissolve in the stomach. If enteric capsules dissolve in the stomach, they may cause damage to the stomach instead.
Now the capsules commonly seen in clinics are gelatin capsules, and the ingredients are gelatin. Medicinal gelatin is a high-grade glue product made of animal skin, bone, and tendon through complex physical and chemical treatment. It has physical characteristics such as high viscosity, high freezing force, and easy freezing.
The stomach and intestines are the digestive systems of the human body, the stomach is acidic and the intestines are alkaline. Therefore, according to this section, current capsules are generally divided into two categories, one that dissolves in the stomach and the other that dissolves in the intestinal tract.
Because some drugs are more strongly irritating to the stomach, they will cause damage, but they will not cause damage to the intestines. Therefore, these medicines are to use enteric capsules.
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