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Pharmaceutical Technology Europe
January 10, 2011
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During the past few years, we've seen a growing interest in direct oral application products, evidenced by the large amount of products already available on the market.
This month, our columnist Nathan Jessop discusses a topic that remains highly debated in Europe; direct to consumer (DTC) advertising.
Orally disintegrating tablets (ODTs) are growing in popularity and their market value could exceed $13 billion in sales by 2015, based on current global growth trends.
Direct-to-consumer (DTC) advertising is firmly entrenched in the US, but has historically been considered as an inappropriate means of communication in Europe for prescription-only medicines.
Iain Moore explains what progress has been made so far regarding EU plans to regulate excipients.
Biologics are large molecular weight molecules primarily formulated for parenteral administration; however, there are some smaller biomolecules that have been formulated for oral use.
Biopharmaceuticals commonly cannot be terminally sterilised, as such aseptic processing using sterilising grade filtration is essential.
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UHPLC offers increased performance compared with HPLC, including shorter analysis times and increased sensitivity.
Excipients should be regulated to manage risk. Although, excipients are an integral part of a finished pharmaceutical product, the issue of regulation is complex.
The authors describe a new method for the production of personalised medicines utilising ultra-precise microdrop printing technology.