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Section: News > Adherence/Delivery
Human Factors Engineering Puts Patients First in Package Design
Pharmaceutical companies can consider human factors in package design to make patients’ lives easier, and it doesn’t need to be a major undertaking.
March 31, 2023
Supplements and Personal Care Packaging At Natural Products Expo West 2022
Check out some of the colorful and innovative packages from the show, including SPF, pet care, pain management, sports recovery, and assorted gummies.
March 11, 2022
Mechanical Testing for Passive Thermal Coolers
Live from ISTA’s TempPack: Experts discuss damage and acceptance criteria guidance, payload selection, actual product versus placebo, testing multiple product configurations, and more on Take Five with Healthcare Packaging.
May 28, 2021
Calendarized pack earns honors for Novartis, PCI, MWV
Novartis Exforge HCT, for treating high blood pressure, is packaged by PCI, using the MWV Shellpak Renew design to support patients in taking their daily medication.
April 13, 2015
Eli Lilly compliance pack earns honors
The 2014 HCPC Compliance Package of the Year First Runner Up was awarded to the Eli Lilly Strattera® Physician Sample Pack from PCI, which contains medication for the treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
April 9, 2015
HCPC Compliance Package of the Year
Astra Zeneca’s SEROQUEL XR® 14-Day Sample Kit for Acute Bipolar Depression is in a calendarized blister pack from MWV that promotes patient adherence for this medication’s complex dosing regimen.
April 9, 2015
Off-the-Shelf: Patient adherence package aims to meet patient and pharmacist needs by enabling greater portability and efficiency
MeadWestvaco announced that its Shellpak Renew with Optilock technology adherence packaging will launch this summer at Walmart pharmacies with 11 medications from Mylan.
August 22, 2013
OFF THE SHELF VIDEO: Pharmaceutical slider pack
Sanofi Aventis in France uses this Slider pack for its DolipraneLib pain reliever.Produced by Burgopak, the patient-compliant pack provides consumer convenience and has earned multiple awards.
June 13, 2012
Live from Pharmapack Paris: Burgopak
Video: Burgopak addresses compliance by including the patient and the package designer
February 24, 2011
Live from Pharmapack Paris - StoraEnso introduces second-generation intelligent unit dose blister packs.
Video: StoraEnso introduces second-generation intelligent unit dose blister packs.
February 23, 2011
Pharmaceutical adherence packaging machines
Ravensburg, Germany Center for Visual Inspection and Logistics awarded in the Facility of the Future category by combining intelligent location design, technologies and innovative processes.
May 20, 2010
A close-up look at one of the 22 hf/f/s lines at contract manufacturer/packager American FlexPack's facility in Green Bay, WI.
June 1, 2009
Flexible pouches help medical products maker
It's understandable that medical products company Z-Medica Corp. proudly salutes the 4.5-mil film structure for its line of QuikClot blood-clotting products. After all, the pouch has accommodated several generations of product iterations, and is now targeted for both military operations and consumers such as sports and adventure enthusiasts who may venture far from medical attention. From Versapack , the pouches are shipped premade to Z-Medica three-side-sealed. The pouch is an adhesive lamination of polyester/foil/nylon/polypropylene. The polyester is reverse-printed in four to six colors, depending on the variety.
August 9, 2008
Injectable pharmaceutical processing and packaging evolves
Through the years, there has been little change in the appearance of packaging materials and components in delivery systems for injectable drugs. The material science and manufacturing technologies that go into the creation of these systems, on the other hand, have undergone significant advancement. In this article, guest author Fran DeGrazio of West reports on the drivers behind the manufacturing systems for injectable drugs, and what can be expected in the future.
June 15, 2008
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