Anti-adherents or anti-sticking agents reduce or prevent adhesion of the capsule shell to the manufacturing equipment and decrease the sticking of capsule final forms
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Silicas: silicon dioxide, calcium silicate are among the best performing antiadherents.
Lubricants (salts of stearic acid or sodium stearyl fumarate), talc, leucine possess auxiliary antiadherent properties.
MCC and Starch can be count as antiadherent due to its absorbent properties.
Some antiadherent have also glidant properties that enhance powder flow.