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Re: How does the gel in Tylenol gel caps get inside the pill.

Date: Fri Apr 11 18:55:57 2008
Posted By: Narayan Variankaval, , Process Chemistry, Merck Research Labs
Area of science: Engineering
ID: 1188919407.Eg

There is no gel inside Tylenol gelcaps. Gelcap refers to "gelatin capsule".
The capsule itself is made of gelatin which is a solid. 
Tylenol gelcaps is a rapid release formulation meant to release
acetaminophen (the active ingredient in Tylenol) faster than regular Tylenol.

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