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In this case study, a variety of challenges encountered when producing a stimulant laxative in the form of a 5 mm round tablet are addressed. more

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Do you encounter difficulties when swallowing tablets? Head of product development at Catalent Pharma Solutions, Ralph Gosden, reveals why the Zydis platform is still a game changer, and what is on the cards for the near future. more

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In this article, Jamie Clayton, Freeman Technology, considers the challenge of implementing continuous tablet production and evaluates dynamic powder characterisation as a technique to support the development of a continuous wet granulation process. more

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Containment solutions for OSD are primarily concerned with the safety of those involved in producing life-saving medication — the operators. Marcus Behrens, vice president Sales Pharma Solid, Bosch Packaging Technology, goes into more detail… more

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Oral solid dosage forms are still the preferred method of delivery for the pharma industry but what challenges are encountered and how does the industry solve these potential problems? more

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OSD forms are the most common dosage forms and the preferred option for many pharmaceutical products. In this Q&A we speak with Sanjay Konagurthu — Patheon, part of Thermo Fisher Scientific — about this sector. more

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Oral solid dosage is still the preferred method of drug delivery, however, the patient’s experience when taking medication can mean they adhere to the regimen or not. Here, Dr Brian Wilson and Dr Graeme MacLeod from SPI Pharma look at the challenges more

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