The role of labels in patient safety

Fig. 1. Peel-off labels allow healthcare providers to better document drug administration. Credit: Schreiner Among the many challenges the pharmaceutical industry is facing today, patient safety remains key. Within a complex regulatory landscape, as well as diversified markets and medications, […]

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Clinical trial logistics and packaging

Credit: Top: Almac Clinical Services; Bottom: PCI The size of clinical trials continues to expand, observers say, creating a ripple effect in pharmaceutical packaging. More emphasis is being placed on secondary packaging design to minimize risk of product damage or […]

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Transdermal drug delivery looks for new frontiers

NuPathe’s Zecuity ionotophoretic patch (left) and a Theraject application (right). Credit: NuPathe, Theraject The skin, the largest organ, effectively prevents passage of many foreign substances into the body. Passive transdermal products, such as patches and gels, creams, and sprays are […]

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