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Unit Dosage Packaging Trends

Get the latest news and trends related to unit dosage and unit-of use packaging for the healthcare industry. Articles foucs on prefillable inhalers and syringes, metered-dose dispensers, wallet packs, and preventing dosing errors.

Specialty drugs represent improved patient health and profit for manufacturers, but create an insurance conundrum.
March 21, 2014 | News

Xavier University FDA Conference: Insurance perspective

Specialty drugs represent improved patient health and profit for manufacturers, but create an insurance conundrum.
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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.
MWV: Customizable medication adherence package
February 11, 2014 | Materials Product Brief

MWV: Customizable medication adherence package

MeadWestvaco’s Dosepak Express® with Optilock®tTechnology launches to better meet patient needs.
SmartDose® is a registered trademark of Medimop Medical Projects Ltd., a subsidiary of West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc.
December 13, 2013 | Column/Opinion

Eight predictions for the healthcare packaging business in 2014

From drug delivery/dosing to biosimilars to regulatory matters, West Pharmaceutical Services delivers a perspective on key future trends.
Aptar Pharma: Pro-Ject auto injector
November 25, 2013 | Materials Product Brief

Aptar Pharma: Pro-Ject auto injector

Company’s Prescription Div. unveils high-performance, disposable auto injector, discusses role in the self-injection and auto-injector market.
Transparency Market Research report says global prefilled syringes market to reach $4.98 Billion in 2019
November 21, 2013 | News

Global prefilled syringe market to reach $4.98 Billion in 2019

Transparency Market Research report says growth will be triggered by biologics and other potent injectable drugs, as well as technical advances in prefilled syringe manufacturing and packaging.
West: Electronic patch injector system
August 6, 2013 | Materials Product Brief

West: Electronic patch injector system

System offers patients large-volume medication delivery over an extended period of time.
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February 27, 2013 | News

Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals Inc. receives FDA response to citizen's petition

FDA concludes that safety data presented by Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals did not warrant additional measures and that existing labeling/safety programs were sufficient.
PMMI slide drug delivery
November 29, 2012 | News

Drug delivery trends shape key findings from 2012 PMMI industry report

Prefilled syringes, inhalation devices, therapeutic patches among drug delivery trends cited during an industry report on pharmaceuticals and medical devices presented at Pack Expo.
April 20, 2010 | News

Prefilled Syringes/Nanotechnology to Drive Pharma Packaging Growth

"Global demand for prefillable inhalers and prefillable syringes will generate the fastest growth opportunities among all pharmaceutical packaging products, based on performance advantages in drug delivery and the introduction of new bioengineered medicines.


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