How does the dissolution of Capsugel® Vcaps® Plus capsules compare with gelatin?

Gelatin has been the choice for immediate release formulations for more than 100 years. It opens quickly and is completely dissolved in 20 to 30 minutes. Capsugel® Vcaps® Plus capsules, made from HPMC, need a hydration period in order to pull water into the matrix to allow disintegration to begin.