Coni-Snap® Sprinkle Capsules

A new generation of consumer-centric capsules was specifically designed to meet the needs of a rapidly growing population that have difficulty swallowing.

Biopharmaceutical Applications
Consumer Health & Nutrition Applications

Extend your product line easily to whole new markets using the newly designed capsule that enables contents to be orally administered by simply sprinkling the contents into soft food. What's more, Coni-Snap® sprinkle is far easier to open.

Easy to Open and Easy to Fill

The main issue when using standard hard capsules is their strong locking mechanism requiring sufficient grip strength and dexterity to reopen the capsule. Coni-Snap sprinkle capsules have an innovative closure that needs less force to open so it can be opened much easier and safer. Based on the trusted Coni-Snap® design, it can be filled on the same machines as traditional capsules but will remain in place during packaging and transportation.

Proven Easy to Use by Consumers

Consumer tests have confirmed that Coni-Snap sprinkle capsules are easier to open than traditional capsules. Including parents, caregivers, and elderly patients, 81% of participants described the design as easy or very easy to open. View the results here.

Save in Time, Money and Complexity

Reformulating a product for specific patient groups can be challenging and time consuming. Capsugel's multiparticulate formulation options simplify drug design for optimized dosage forms for bioavailability enhancement, modified release, taste-masking and other functionality. And Coni-Snap sprinkle offers an easy open, cost-effective design for delivery of multiparticulate formulations.

Integrated Solutions with Capsugel's Comprehensive Portfolio of Multiparticulates Technologies

Capsugel has a full range of multiparticulate (MP) formulation technologies that are increasingly utilized in drug delivery for specialized populations. MP technologies can be effectively used to address a range of formulation challenges including bioavailability enhancement, modified release, taste-masking, and combination products. Our range of processing technologies include spray-layered multiparticulates, extruded beads and mini-tablets. New lipid multiparticulate technology, produced by proprietary melt-spray-congeal processing, can be used to encapsulate active ingredients in a range of lipids to tailor functionality.

Qualitative Consumer Survey

Consumer tests have confirmed that Coni-Snap sprinkle capsules are easier to open than traditional capsules. Including parents, caregivers, and elderly patients, 81% of participants described the design as easy or very easy to open.

Evaluation of easiness to open. Product was evaluated by 37 participants in three panels including parents of young children and elderly (non-impaired) people over 80.

Coni-Snap® Sprinkle design
81%
Regular Design
29%
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