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Package of the year:  Noven Therapeutics Brisdelle is indicated for the treatment of moderate to severe vasomotor symptoms (VMS) associated with menopause. The Brisdelle compliance design features calendarized dosing for 30 days of therapy, with a designated area for the patient to note the starting date of the therapy.
April 10, 2014 | Feature Article

Noven Therapeutics earns HCPC’s 2013 Compliance Package of the Year

Healthcare Compliance Packaging Council names top packs during RxAdherence 2014.
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Stiplastics: Drop dispenser nozzle
March 3, 2014 | Materials Product Brief

Stiplastics: Drop dispenser nozzle

The unique shape and intermediate reservoir of this drop dispenser nozzle assures accuracy and flow control.
Equate Beauty Acne Foaming Wash, a premium Walmart brand, won the Best Pharmaceutical Tube Award. For this tube, MJS worked with Essel Propack America to create a silver foil decoration along with the flexographic printing with hot foil to achieve a special look.
February 24, 2014 | News

Two pharmaceutical tubes win awards

Tube Council competition awards Equate and Rexall tubes, constructed through a partnership between MJS Packaging and Essel Propack.
Aptar Pharma: Injection delivery system
February 19, 2014 | Materials Product Brief

Aptar Pharma: Injection delivery system

Pro-Ject® auto-injector offers convenience and improves compliance.
Schreiner-Medipharm's Needle-Trap. It’s a pressure-sensitive label solution for syringes that addresses the problem of sharps. Included here is a photo of (from left to right) three labels still on their release liner, a freshly labeled syringe with its protective needle sheath in place, and a post-injection syringe with its needle safely trapped in plastic with no opportunity whatsoever for harm to healthcare personnel. All that’s left is disposal into the nearest sharps container. According to Schreiner M
February 12, 2014 | News

Packaging technology on display at Pharmapack Europe 2014

Aseptic packaging, drug delivery systems, and syringe label that addresses sharps stand out as new venue enjoys successful debut.
This is one of 12 packages evaluated in a recent Affinnova audit.
January 15, 2014 | Feature Article

Streamlined packaging key to future blood glucose monitor sales

Gaining diabetic patient adherence necessitates that meters and their packaging engage users by combining simplicity and functionality.
January 15, 2014 | Package Case Study

Two-count blister packs for ‘smart pills’

Tucson-based Brainiac Supplements LLC wanted to market its Study Buddy nutrient-based study aid capsules in high-impact packaging.
Author Katherine Eban’s (shown here) book “Dangerous Doses,” exposed the dark side of America’s pharmaceutical trade. Here, the investigative journalist looked at the epic inside story of long-term criminal fraud at Ranbaxy, the Indian drug company that makes generic Lipitor for millions of Americans.
December 19, 2013 | Column/Opinion

Your Top 10 Healthcare Packaging stories from 2013

Serialization stories dominated the list among Healthcare Packaging online readers, but the top-read story of the year revealed some dirty deeds.
Infusion bottle label wins TLMI award
December 11, 2013 | News

Infusion bottle label wins TLMI award

Developed in cooperation with Baxter Healthcare and Schreiner MediPharm, it provides multiple end-user benefits.
Pfizer’s Advil Film Coated Tablet cartons gain visual appeal and product differentiation with technology from Clondalkin Pharma & Healthcare Guaynabo, Puerto Rico.
December 6, 2013 | Package Case Study

Technical printing techniques benefit Advil’s carton

Pfizer’s Advil Film Coated Tablet cartons gain visual appeal and product differentiation with technology from Clondalkin Pharma & Healthcare Guaynabo, Puerto Rico.

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