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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.

Amcor Flexibles: Flexible overwrap
December 19, 2014 | Materials Product Brief

Amcor Flexibles: Flexible overwrap

StayClean seals at rapid speeds and is free of components that might transfer to the product.
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Shown here is the 2013 Compliance Package of the Year: Noven Therapeutics Brisdelle in MWV Dosepak® from PCI (Packaging Coordinators, Inc.) Noven Therapeutics Brisdelle, packaged by PCI, is indicated for the treatment of moderate to severe vasomotor symptoms (VMS) associated with menopause.
December 4, 2014 | News

HCPC accepting entries for compliance packaging competition

Compliance Package of the Year Awards recognizes compliance/patient reminder pharmaceutical packaging.
MG2's FlexiLAB capsule filler delivers for Hovione 100% low dosages and extreme precision in-process net weight control for specialty inhalation drug production.
December 1, 2014 | Machine Case Study

Hovione, MG2 partner to develop inhalation drugs

FlexiLAB capsule filler delivers 100% low dosages and extreme precision in-process net weight control for specialty inhalation drug production.
Colbert Packaging: Patient compliance package
November 13, 2014 | Materials Product Brief

Colbert Packaging: Patient compliance package

MedLock EZ is a compact, all-in-one package that provides security and promotes patient adherence.
Public-private partnerships vital to advanced Ebola treatment pipeline
October 16, 2014 | News

Public-private partnerships vital to advanced Ebola treatment pipeline

GlobalData analyst says the infection has not represented an attractive investment for pharmaceutical companies.
June 11, 2014 | Product Brief

TCGRx: Overwrap pouch

CompletePac is a convenient, patient-friendly format for medication management at point of discharge.
3M Drug Delivery Systems: Transdermal drug delivery
May 5, 2014 | Product Brief

3M Drug Delivery Systems: Transdermal drug delivery

For use in preclinical studies, the hollow micro-structured transdermal system is designed for dexterity-challenged patients.
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.
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.

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