1. They can be divided into desired dose strengths without changing formulation / process.
2. They can be blended to deliver incompatible bioactive agents simultaneously.
3. And/or to provide different release profiles at the same or different sites in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract.
4. In addition, pellets, taken as capsule orally, disperse freely in the GI tract, maximize drug absorption, minimize local irritation of the mucosa by certain irritant drugs, and reduce inter-and intra -patient variability.