• Preventing from jelly gets stuck in the throat
  • No interference in medicine’s efficacy or absorption.
  • No sugar, no artificial coloring, no preservatives.

The world's first!

The jelly dedicated for taking medication.

(able to swallow multiple pills)

In 1998, Ryukakusan has invented the world’s first "Swallowing Aid Jelly" as an aid jelly for swallowing medicine. Since then, it has acclaimed excellent responses from doctors, pharmacists, nurses, carers, etc.
  • Your medicine swallowing method is giving a huge stress on the throat.

  • You can take pills smoothly all together.

  • You can take pills smoothly with a smile.

  • You can take pills smoothly all together.Making every day a wonderful and enjoyable.

How to Take

Covering tablets or capsules with the jelly

  1. Pour the jelly in a cup.

  2. Put medicine on the top of the jelly.

  3. Then, cover up the medicine with the jelly.

  4. After covering the medicine completely, scoop with a spoon or as it is from the cup, swallow it without chewing.

Mixing powdered medicine or granules with the jelly

  1. Pour the jelly in a cup.

  2. Put medicine on the top of the jelly.

  3. Mix the jelly and the medicine well with using a spoon

  4. Scoop up the jelly with a spoon, and swallow it without chewing.

※ Due to the nature of jelly, some liquid may come out after opening the package. Since it may make difficult to cover the medicine, release the excess liquid which comes out first. (There will be no effect drinking the liquid.)
※ Keep the nozzle clean, and close the cap tightly once opened. Keep refrigerated, and use up all of the jelly in a week. For the stick type, use up at once, and do not save it.

Please see the movies for more instruction.

“Swallowing Aid Jelly (Magic Jelly)”
How to Take
“Swallowing Aid Jelly for Powdered Medicine”
How to Take

Feature of “Swallowing Aid Jelly (Magic Jelly)”

Producer of “Swallowing Aid Jelly” has its obligation as a pharmaceutical company.
Ryukakusan’s “Swallowing Aid Jelly (Magic Jelly)” fulfills its duty in good faith.

(1) Free from sugar and/or preservatives.
If sugar and/or preservatives are contained, it may adversely affect medicine’s efficacy.
For those who are limiting in sugar intake and/or restricting calories, need a special care.
There is no sugar and/or preservatives contained in “Swallowing Aid Jelly (Magic Jelly)”.
(2) Having fluidity without sticking to the throat.
Sticky and viscous jelly without having fluidity tends to stick to the throat which could even increase a risk of aspiration.
“Swallowing Aid Jelly (Magic Jelly)” has enough fluidity without sticking to the throat.

Let us prove that the throat mechanism from the medical point of view.

We have verified the effectiveness and the reliability of the jelly with patients (elderly) as well as healthy people.
Functionality and dissolution process of the medicine are all tested.

  • The stress on the throat during
    the swallowing process
    The throat is feeling less stress using “Magic Jelly”.
  • Duration time from the throat to
    the stomach
    People who have difficulty of swallowing with water can smoothly take medication with the jelly.
  • Dissolving and dissolution tests
    after the medicine to reach the stomach

The throat is feeling less stress using “Magic Jelly”.

We have conducted an experimental test to see the difference of taking medicines with “water” and “Magic Jelly”.

  • You see the stress on the throat.

  • You see the throat is feeling less stress.

Image Figure
Japan Society of Drug 28th Meeting Numbering the Throat Passing - The oblate type jelly’s effect on the mentum under muscle’s myopotential -

People who have difficulty of swallowing with water can smoothly take medication with “Magic Jelly”.

The X-ray picture below is mainly taken by focusing on the red dotted line.

  • 約18秒もかかります-わずか8秒 約18秒もかかります-わずか8秒

Reference: Kikuo Takano, Sousen Hospital, Swallowing Difficulties at the Medical Field, The 37th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Association of Rehabilitation Medicine (2008, Tokyo)

  • The speed of dissolving and the rate of dissolution are not so different from water.
  • No influence on the in vivo effects of medicine.
  • Same in vivo behavior as taking with water.

Please beware of similar products.

There is a significant difference in the ease of swallow and the reliability among the similar products.
Ryukakusan’s “Swallowing Aid Jelly (Magic Jelly)” has pursued in character of not clogging in the throat, not affecting medicine’s efficacy or absorption, and anyone can take medicine safely.
When you are choosing a swallowing aide jelly, be sure to check its reliability.

Swallowing Aid Jelly (Magic Jelly) has fluidity with not sticking to the throat.

A sticky jelly without fluidity tends to stick to the throat, and it may increase the risk of aspiration.
In the following experiments, one can see that only “Swallowing Aid Jelly (Magic Jelly)” slides as wrapping the medicine on the tilted tray.

Experiments have confirmed that there is a clear difference in fluidity even with swallowing aid jelly.

In the following movie, how the swallowing aid jelly passes through a transparent tube with a diameter of 2 cm as simulated esophagus comparing “Swallowing Aid Jelly (Magic Jelly)” with “competitor’s swallowing aid jelly”. The transparent tubes are wetted with water simulating moisture in the body.
“Swallowing Aid Jelly (Magic Jelly)” flows smoothly, while “competitor’s swallowing aid jelly” stops halfway.

Since Swallowing Aid Jelly (Magic Jelly) disperses right after reaching the stomach, it does not affect the absorption of the medicine.

The Competitor’s products remain without dissolving while wrapping the medicine.

Swallowing Aid Jelly (Magic Jelly) Competitor’s product
  • No artificial coloring, no preservatives

  • Low calorie
  • No sugar
  • No caffeine
  • Non allergen

For medical personnel

In order to use Swallowing Aid Jelly safely, we are conducting incompatibility studies on drugs with “Swallowing Aid Jelly (Magic Jelly)”, and “Swallowing Aid Jelly (Magic Jelly) for Children” in collaboration with Towa Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

Efforts of concerning the incompatibility studies on drugs

For the detail
* Link to the website of Towa Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
* The link of website is a site for domestic medical personnel.
* Regarding the instruction of Ryukakusan’s Swallowing Aid Jelly,
please contact Ryukakusan Co., Ltd.’s customer service.

Introducing the features of Ryukakusan’s Swallowing Aid Jelly with movies

Product Description
Product Lineup

Swallowing Aid Jelly has been received appreciations from various industries and organizations.

Product Lineup

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Does it affect medicine’s efficacy or absorption?

Since “Swallowing Aid Jelly (Magic Jelly) series”uses only ingredients recognized as additives for medicines, it does not affect medicine’s efficacy or absorption.

Do I need to drink water?

Approximately 85% of all ingredients are water for “Swallowing Aid Jelly (Magic Jelly) series”. If you use it instead of water, you do not need to drink additional water. However, one can take additional water if one feels needed.

Generally, it is said that a glass of water is needed to absorb medicine into the body.
How long will it last after once it has been opened?

Keep the cap and the nozzle clean, seal a package tightly, and keep it in the refrigerator once opened. Also, use up all of the jelly within 1 week. (“Swallowing Aid Jelly (Magic Jelly) for Children: Chocolate Flavor” should be used up within 3 days.)
Since any preservatives are not contained, avoid using expired product once opened. Also, the stick type is for one time use.

I have been diagnosed as “Diabetes mellitus”, and having a strict restriction of food intake.

Swallowing Aid Jelly (Magic Jelly) does not contain any saccharide such as sugar. Besides, the calorie is approximately 2.6 kcal per serving (15g). Since the ingredients do not effect on the insulin, it is safe to take.

TV Commercial Gallery

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