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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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Jamie Clayton, operations director at Freeman Technology, explains how comprehensive, process relevant characterisation of wet granules can lead to control of tablet CQAs and assist design space definition in the manufacture of an OTC medicine. more

Opinion

Here, I Holland details how dwell time impacts tablet manufacturing and reveals the new technology that may help with the production process. more

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A new study from Best Practices has revealed that even though the uptake in tablet technology has increased in popularity for field-based medical roles, such as MSLs, this has not necessarily translated into improved effectiveness. more

Analysis

With recent findings suggesting that a glass of wine a day can protect a person’s heart against disease, a UK pharma group has come up with a handy solution – TIP-Pill. more

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Jörg Gierds, Fette Compacting looks at the rising demands on tablet presses for highly potent agents and explains how efficiency can be achieved through seamless containment more

Opinion

What requirements need to be met by a tablet testing system to guarantee a successful product release? Is it dependable upon the testing system’s quality, speed, technology, flexibility or safety? Kraemer and Ischi explain… more

Opinion

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

Technology

The FDA has approved the first 3D printed drug, Aprecia Pharmaceuticals' Spritam. more

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Natoli Engineering has announced the release of its latest two tablet presses, the NP-RD20, an R&D style tablet press and the NP-155 rotary tablet press. more

Technology

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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Who: Thompson & Capper & I Holland What: Achieving cost savings on the manufacture of siliceous earth products How: Using a set of punches with I Holland’s PharmaCote RS coating, applied to HPG-P (Holland PharmaGrade premium) steel. more

Technology

Thermo Fisher Scientific offers a complete line of handheld and laboratory Raman instrumentation. The company’s latest benchtop Raman product, the Thermo Scientific DXRxi Raman imaging microscope, uses image-centric software to quickly produce... more

Technology

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

Technology

The Bosch GKF HiProTect capsule filling machine completely isolates researchers and manufacturers from active substances during operation, maintenance and cleaning. The technology allows a variety of sizes and product types to be produced. more

Technology

AstraZeneca is a leader in the development of continuous processing of tablets. To further strengthen its clinical trial manufacturing capability in Mölndal, Sweden, AstraZeneca has recently invested in a continuous wet granulation unit, ConsiGma... more

Technology

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

Technology

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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A £14 million state-of-the-art facility for the development and manufacture of tablets and capsules containing potent compounds was formally opened on 26 September 2013 by Penn Pharma. An official representative of the Queen, the Lord Lieutenant of.. more

Technology

BENEO-Palatinit’s excipient galenIQ (Isomalt Ph Eur, BP, USP-NF, approved also in Japan and China (Import Drug License)) is a range of multifunctional fillers and binders. more

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