Specialty Dosage Drugs

Feb 02, 2013
Pharmaceutical Technology
Even in an industry in which all product development is complicated by the intricacies of human biology, orally inhaled products (OIP) stand out as singularly demanding.
Jan 16, 2013
Equipment and Processing Report
Micronization can be performed with a jet mill or bead mill.
Nov 01, 2012
Pharmaceutical Technology
By Pharmaceutical Technology Editors
New systems that combine Raman spectroscopy with automated imaging support the efficient gathering of such data, including information concerning size and shape distributions for individual components within a formulation.
Sep 24, 2012
Pharmaceutical Technology
By Pharmaceutical Technology Editors
Orphan drugs achieved blockbuster status in 2011, generating over $50 billion, and have the potential to generate as much lifetime revenue as drugs used for more common health conditions, according to a report from Thomson Reuters’ IP & Science division.
Nov 01, 2011
Pharmaceutical Technology
By Pharmaceutical Technology Editors
The authors discuss the analysis of the resulting data, focusing on methods for the calculation of mass median aerodynamic diameter, one of the metrics routinely used for comparative testing.
May 02, 2011
Pharmaceutical Technology
By Pharmaceutical Technology Editors
Emerging methods could provide alternative ways of producing inhalable drug particles.
Nov 01, 2010
Pharmaceutical Technology
By Pharmaceutical Technology Editors
The author reviews advances in technology that may soon allow transdermal delivery of two of the fastest growing drug classes on the pharmaceutical market. This article is part of a special Drug Delivery issue.
Nov 01, 2010
Pharmaceutical Technology Europe
By Pharmaceutical Technology Editors
Although there are no regulatory requirements or established pharmacopoeial techniques for the dissolution testing of inhaled drugs, such testing can potentially open up the opportunity to tailor formulation properties.
Nov 01, 2010
Pharmaceutical Technology
By Pharmaceutical Technology Editors
The author reviews key considerations for formulating powders for use in inhalers. This article is part of a special Drug Delivery issue.
Sep 15, 2010
Equipment and Processing Report
By Pharmaceutical Technology Editors
US Pharmacopeia apparatuses for testing the dissolution of transdermal drugs produce good, reproducible results. Yet some scientists believe that further modifications could improve the instruments? suitability for this application.
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