Pharmaceutical Technology-02-02-2002

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Pharmaceutical Technology

February 01, 2002

EVA takes into account a project's schedule and budget to determine the true cost performance.

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Pharmaceutical Technology

February 01, 2002

Low levels of some microorganisms that are present in oral solid dosage forms are unlikely to present a risk to patients. The amount of water activity in these products can help determine when microbiological testing should be conducted.

A combination of security technologies, infrastructures, and cryptographic product-services families can help companies satisfy the requirements of 21 CFR Part 11.

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Pharmaceutical Technology

February 01, 2002

FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research is driving efforts toward creating initiatives to streamline regulatory processes, speed up drug production, and reduce costs.

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Pharmaceutical Technology

February 01, 2002

Computational fluid dynamics can be a valuable tool for analyzing the efficiencies and performances of process equipment, which can lead to potential cost savings.

Participants at a Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America workshop share their views about the acceptable analytical practices of conducting forced degradation studies.

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Pharmaceutical Technology

February 01, 2002

The author discusses current economic times and conditions for large pharmaceutical companies.

By optimizing formulation and process varibles, pellets can be prepared that can release a poorly soluble drug for 12-24 h following zero-order kinetics.