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Softigel

Softigel develops and manufactures soft gelatin (softgel) capsules, advanced drug delivery technologies, nutritional supplements, veterinary, cosmetic and pharmaceutical products.

Softgels are an effective delivery system for oral drugs, especially those with low solubility and permeability (BCS classes II, III and IV).

We are Procaps’ stategic business division for contract manufacturing services.

Procaps is a pharmaceutical group dedicated to delivering innovation, health and nutrition, a leading marketer of advanced softgel technologies. With major production facilities in Colombia, Brazil, Venezuela and El Salvador, Procaps employs more than 5,000 people across 13 countries, and develops products for customers in more than 50 countries worldwide.

With deep knowledge of gelatin formulation and scientific expertise, Procaps has developed innovative softgel-associated technologies such as Unigel™, Versagels™, G-tabs™ and Gummygels™, with more than 650 softgel formulations, partnering with big pharma players, generic companies in high regulated markets and start-up companies. It works hand-in-hand with customers to develop products that exceed their expectations.

Over the past 40 years, Procaps has built a compelling offering of advanced gelatin related technologies that has enabled them to help customers expand their products around the world and become leaders in the markets they participate in.

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Softigel technologies platform

At Softigel, we offer more than the traditional softgel technology, we offer everything from a single unit dosage form, to multiple delivery systems in a single dose, including:

•   Novel technofixed-doseixed dose combinations – Unigel™

•   Chewable Capsules – Chewgels™

•   Soft capsules free from animal derivatives – Versagels™

•   Gelatin coated tablets – G-Tabs™

•   Twist-off capsules

•   Omega-3 high concentrates

•   Tablets

•   Powders

•   Prefilled syringes

•   Creams

•   Ointments

•   Gels

•   Hard gel capsules

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Product development services

Our seven cutting-edge facilities house a fully integrated product development services (PDS) unit, which covers all product lifecycle phases from early development to commercialisation in the same plant, using equipment replication from lab-scale, through small scale good manufacturing practice (GMP) batches, until full scale commercial GMP.

Research and development

A key factor in our market success is our research and development (R&D) department, a team that is constantly working on the development of advanced formulas and innovative pharmaceutical technologies.

Procaps develops more than 50 new pharmaceutical, nutritional, cosmetics and veterinary products every year, all based on global industry trends and needs.

Quality certifications

Softigel holds a number of quality certifications, including:

•   EU GMP from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)

•   The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

•   Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) in Australia

•   GMP

•   ISO 9001

•   BASC

•   Health Canada

•   The National Administration of Medicines, Food and Medical Technology (ANMAT) of Argentina

•   Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (ANVISA)

•   Ministry of Health (MOH)

•   Colombian Agriculture Institute (ICA)

•   HALAL certified gelatin

•   United Arab Emirates Ministry of Health (UAE MoH)

•   Cofepris (Mexico)

•   Organic Certified (Gummies Facility)FDA (Philippines)

Contact details

Procaps S.A.
Calle 80 # 78B – 201
Barranquilla, Colombia
Phone: 575 3719585
Email: softigel@procaps.com.co
Website: www.softigel.com
Website: www.procaps.com.co

Chewgels™ – Chewable Softgels

Softigel chewable softgels come in different shapes and flavors, offering a solution and line extension to existing products. The benefits of chewable softgels include:

Convenient administration without waterPortable dosage form that eliminates messy liquidsPleasant taste, helping to mask tastes and odorsThe ability to be formulated into a range of texturesNumerous nutritional benefits, such as improving health and increasing acceptance by patients, adults, pets and children.  

Gel-Deliveries

We offer more than traditional softgels. Softigel services include everything from a single unit dosage form, to multiple delivery systems in a single dose.

Softgel development partnerWe are your ideal partner for the development of softgels for a number of reasons, such as:Our softgels are pharmaceutically acceptable for oral useSoftigel products are sufficiently soluble to dissolve a given dose in a small volumeWe produce a fill formulation that is stable and compatible with shell materialsSoftigel prevents precipitation of solubilised…

Gel Technologies (Unigel, Gummygels, Chewgels, gtabs, versagel)

At Softigel we offer much more than traditional softgels, including everything from a single unit dosage form, to multiple delivery systems in a single dose.

Softgels - The ideal Pharmaceutical FormSoftgels are an effective delivery system for oral drugs products, especially those with low solubility and/or permeability (BCS classes II,III and IV) These ingredients are mainly liquids or semisolids which are difficult to incorporate into other solid dosage forms, like tablets.Softigel is your ideal partner for the development of soft…

Gummies for Pharmaceutical Applications

With a blend of gelatin, seeetners, flavorings and colorings, gummies have the versatility to be molded into literally thousands of shapes. We have a specialized facility for the production of gelatin based nutritional gummies. Within this category we offer gummy formulations for children as well as nutritional supplements for kids and adults.

Gummygels offer consumers a tastier, more pleasant way of taking vitamins and supplements. They come in delicious, all natural flavors. Not only do they taste good, but with the nutritional adding, they help maintain a healthy immune system and protect your organism.

Gummies – Chewable Supplements

Our gummies comprise of gelatin, sweeteners, flavourings, and colourings. They can be molded into thousands of different shapes.

Gummies for pharmaceutical applicationsWe have a specialised facility for the production of gelatin-based nutritional gummies. Our gummies facility is dedicated to the development and manufacture of gummies with special innovative formulations for both kids and adults.

Hormone Replacement Therapy and Birth Control

Hormones in hormone replacement therapy and birth control demands strict controls to ensure the exact dosage and hormone balance.

Facilities for the development of hormone replacement therapySoftigel is dedicated to hormone specialty pharmaceuticals that are produced under the highest standards and very controlled specifications. Softigel offers hormone products in softgels, tablets and G-tabs™.

Omega-3

Softigel is dedicated to the research, development and manufacture of different Omega-3 extracts from fish oils from the Pacific Ocean. Our cutting-edge molecular distillation facility allows us to create an expanded line of products rich in EPA and DHA. Softigel formulates, manufactures and markets exceptional Rx, supplement, and nutritional products containing Omega-3 to help prevent and alleviate some of today’s top health concerns.

Omega-3 Fish Oils

Softigel is dedicated to the manufacture and research and development of omega-3 extracts from fish oil, sourced from the Pacific Ocean.

Omega-3 capsules and productsOur molecular distillation facility allows us to create an expanded line of products rich in EPA and DHA. Softigel formulates, manufactures, and markets 90% fish oil omega-3 that is FDA approved for Rx products.

Other Drug Delivery Forms

As well as softgel capsules, Softigel manufactures other pharmaceutical forms, such as syrups, suspensions, creams, drops and emulsions.

Other Softigel Technology

Hard Gelatin Capsules: Capsules in which the shell is made up by two pieces: A body and a cap containing either a blend of powders or liquid fill formulations. The formulator is able to prepare products that have the desired release characteristics, a rapid, controlled or modified release. Hard capsules can be filled with formulations that have a wide range of physical properties, from dry solids to non-aqueous solutions.

Tablets: A mixture of active substances and excipients, usually in powder form, pressed or compacted from a powder into a solid dose.Advantages of Tablets:Greatest dose precision and least content variabilityLower cost - better suited for large scale productionEasier to package and shipProduct identification is simplerEnteric or delayed releaseTamperproof: difficult to alterPowders: A substance consisting of…

Softgel Derivations

Twist-off CapsulesA soft gelatin Soft gelatin capsules with twist-off caps enable access to a measured dose for topical and oral applications.Enteric Coated SoftgelsThe best way to stabilize acid-sensitive drug products, improve tolerance, delay onset of action and to reduce aftertaste.Enteric Clear SoftgelCommercial and patient appealing product, since consumers prefer clear capsules over opaque capsules.

Softgel Derivations

Twist-off Capsules A soft gelatin Soft gelatin capsules with twist-off caps enable access to a measured dose for topical and oral applications.

Enteric Coated SoftgelsThe best way to stabilize acid-sensitive drug products, improve tolerance, delay onset of action and to reduce aftertaste.Enteric Clear SoftgelCommercial and patient appealing product, since consumers prefer clear capsules over opaque capsules.

Softgels – The ideal Pharmaceutical Form

Softgels are an effective delivery system for oral drugs products, especially those with low solubility and/or permeability (BCS classes II,III and IV) These ingredients are mainly liquids or semisolids which are difficult to incorporate into other solid dosage forms, like tablets.

Softigel is your ideal partner for the development of soft gelatin capsules because:Our softgels are pharmaceutically acceptable for oral useSoftigel products are sufficiently soluble to dissolve a given dose in a small volumeWe produce a fill formulation that is stable and compatible with shell materialsSoftigel prevents precipitation of solubilized compounds during manufacturing, shelf-life, as well…

Pharmaceutical Steriles

Softigel offers a diverse range of pharmaceutical products for hospital use, including antibiotics with segregated facilities for betalactamics and cephalosporins.

We manufacture sterile pharmaceutical solutions and suspensions for human use in the following packaging formats:Prefilled syringes. The use of prefilled syringes is a modern way to apply parenteral drugs. The benefits of using prefilled syringes include convenienc, eease of handling, as well as safety advantages and reduced risk of drug overfillAmpoules. A small sealed glass…

Tablets and Powders

We produce both tablets and powders for pharmaceutical applications.

Softigel tablets consist of a blend of active substances and excipients, usually in powder form, pressed or compacted from a powder into a solid dose.Softigel powders are substances containing ground, pulverized, or otherwise finely dispersed solid particles, which can contain drug compounds or nutritional products as functional foods.

Unigel – Only patented Technology for Fixed Dose Combinations

Unigel is a unique oral dosage form that allows having tablets, capsules, granules or hard capsules inside a single, larger soft gelatin capsule.

Why Unigel?Because it offers benefits for the product itself, for consumers, like reduction in medication intake, as well as for the brand such as innovation is shape, size and color among many others.
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