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David O’Connell, director Pharmaceutical Development at PCI Pharma Services discusses the advantages of dry granulation as an alternative to traditional wet granulation for the development and manufacturing of solid oral dosage forms… more

Opinion

Iñaki Bueno, formulation and manufacturing manager at Idifarma tells us more about the ins and outs, challenges, advantages and latest developments in coatings and capsules. more

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Jason Teckoe, technical director, Colorcon EMEA, discusses the important considerations when coating oral solid dosage forms. more

Opinion

Dr Thomas Hein, senior vice president, commercial and regulatory affairs at Hermes Pharma examines the benefits of multiple oral solid dosage forms and their impact on certain APIs. more

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A capsule has been developed that can treat people affected by the hereditary bleeding disorder haemophilia. more

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Following the acquisition of Penn Pharma, PCI Pharma Services’ pharmaceutical development and clinical trial service includes the production of drug in capsule (DIC) using Xcelodose technology. David O’Connell, PCI Pharma Services explains. more

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Gelita outlines the role of pharmaceutical gelatine and its growing importance in capsules and fortified gummies more

Opinion

Fernando Diez, business development manager of Qualicaps, explains the advantages of the hard capsule dosage form in protecting drugs from light radiation more

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Capsugel is set to more than double the size of its facility in Edinburgh, Scotland, enabling the company to meet rising customer demand for its liquid- and semi-solid-fill hard capsule development and manufacturing services. more

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The Hermes Pharma stand will be abuzz with the findings of its survey to estimate the number of people suffering from difficulties swallowing tablets/capsules more

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The company can now offer liquid filling into capsules, complementing its existing powder and semi-solid capsule filling capability. more

UK-based Quest Vitamins Ltd has selected Capsugel’s vegetarian DRcaps capsules to encapsulate its popular Biotix probiotics product line. DRcaps capsules, made with a hypromellose (HPMC) formulation, offer a versatile... more

Technology

Capsugel has announced an agreement with Chiasma, Inc., wherein Capsugel’s dosage form solutions (DFS) business unit is scaling up manufacturing for what is claimed to be the only investigational oral form of octreotide in clinical development. more

Technology

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted a patent for a capsule-based dry powder inhaler (DPI) to Hovione. This happened less than three years after the patent was filed and after one office action. more

Technology

Once again, Qualicaps will attend INTERPHEX, showcasing its capsule checkweighing, filling and sealing equipment. more

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CDMO Patheon is increasing solid dose capabilities at its European sites. The latest investments are being made at the company’s Milton Park, UK, facility. This standalone early development centre will now offer automated capsule filling... more

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Bend Research, part of Capsugel’s Dosage Form Solutions business unit, announced the addition of Capsugel’s Xcelodose precision powder-filling technology to its drug development process. This patented micro-dosing technology will further enhance ... more

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Merck Millipore, the Life Science division of Merck, has introduced Parteck SLC, a new excipient with a surface structure that delivers significantly increased loadability for APIs. Featuring a reportedly unique pore structure, Parteck SLC for... more

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Penn Pharma will be meeting with professionals at the world’s leading pharmaceutical networking event CPhI Worldwide. The team at Penn Pharma will be meeting potential clients and business contacts to share the latest industry trends in the ever... more

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Capsugel is launching a capsule design to improve adherence to treatment regimens for patients with difficulties swallowing, including babies, children and older adults as well as patients with medical conditions such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s... more

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