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oral solid dosage form (OSDF)

Supplier to the pharma, biotech and specialty ingredients markets, Lonza, has expanded its late-stage clinical and commercial encapsulation capabilities for solid oral and inhaled dosage forms in the US. 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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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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Steve Osborne, I Holland’s product design manager, looks at some of the important considerations to be taken before tablet production. more

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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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Anil Kane, Ph.D., MBA, executive director, global head of formulation sciences, pharmaceutical development services at Patheon on finding the right formulation for oral solid dose applications more

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Pfizer, GEA and G-Con Manufacturing team up to produce a portable manufacturing facility for oral solid dosage forms. more

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User-friendly, oral solid dosage developer Hermes Pharma is ramping up its expansion in the US market more

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Symetix has introduced the features cruise control and counting on its VeriSym optical solid dose inspection systems more

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Catalent Pharma Solutions has announced the opening of a large-scale expansion at its Winchester, Kentucky, US, manufacturing facility, which has seen the doubling of its footprint to 16,723 sq. m. more

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Juniper Pharma Services has been granted permission by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) to manufacture and supply bulk unlicensed medicines. more

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Glenn Saldanha, chairman & managing director, Glenmark

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals

The facility will be spread over 100,000 sq. ft (around 15 acre plot) and the company will first begin work on an oral solid unit and thereafter set up manufacturing units for injectables and topicals. more

The facility possesses multiple solid oral dosage form technologies and service capabilities and has been integral in fast establishing Aesica as a leading provider of encapsulation services. more

Kline & Company is undertaking a study on Polymers for Solubility Enhancement in Pharmaceutical Oral Solid Dosage Forms. more

The oral solid dosage form (OSDF) excipients market is growing sustainably on a global scale, historically exhibiting a robust increase. This market is valued at nearly $2.3 billion (£1.4/€1.7 billion) in the US, Europe, India, and China... more

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Supplier in chemical development and manufacturing Lonza has established an agreement with Pharmacyclics, Inc. to support the commercial and clinical production of its oral oncology drug IMBRUVICA (Ibrutinib). This agreement follows a successful... more

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Aesica has announced the creation of a new High Capacity Manufacturing Facility following a £30 million investment at its Queenborough, Kent site. The 10,000 m2 expansion has been constructed for the production of a solid dose medication used in... more

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