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pre-filled syringes

The US FDA has approved Genetech’s Lucentis (ranibizumab injection) 0.3 mg prefilled syringe as a new administration method for the treatment of all forms of diabetic retinopathy (DR) in patients with diabetic macular oedema more

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During the Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) Europe annual meeting, West Pharmaceutical Services showcased its added safety feature for pre-filled syringes with a staked needle, the Rigid Needle Shield (RNS). more

Technology

For coated elastomeric closures, barrier properties alone are no longer enough to meet the needs of biologic drug packaging. Dr Susan Dounce, senior manager, business development and innovation, injection systems, Datwyler Sealing Solutions writes. more

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Medical device company Terumo and manufacturer of drug delivery solutions Nemera, have announced a collaboration, combining Plajex, polymer based pre-filled syringes (PFS) with Safe’n’Sound. more

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Provider of advanced delivery technologies, Catalent Pharma Solutions, has announced it will provide fill-finish production services for the commercial supply of SB4, a biosimilar referencing Enbrel, which is used to treat five chronic diseases. more

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There is an upward trend in the use of pre-filled syringes and healthcare professionals recognise that pre-filled syringes are distinctly advantageous because of: lower overfill; increased patient compliance; reduced risk of contamination and... more

Technology

Telstar, in association with its sister company KeyPlants, has developed a pre-engineered modular aseptic facility for manufacturing of small-volume parenterals (SVP). more

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