Pharmaceutical Technology-05-02-2002

Although the most commonly used microcrystalline cellulose grade in direct-compression applications is the fine grade 102, the use of coarse grade 12 may offer better weight and content uniformity results.

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May 01, 2002

ICH continues its efforts to establish universal drug development standards and testing as pharmaceutical manufacturers press for additional FDA guidance on specifications.

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Pharmaceutical Technology

May 01, 2002

Recent advances in polymer science have resulted in a wide range of commercially available polymers for use in transdermal drug delivery systems.

A knowledgeable and experienced contract service provider can help in the development and success of an inhalation drug product.

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May 01, 2002

As the use of child-resistant packaging increases, efforts are underway to harmonize global standards and regulations.

The authors subjected ibuprofen bulk drug and tablet assay preparations to various stresses to evaluate the selectivity and specificity of the drug substance and product samples.

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May 01, 2002

The author discusses recent acquisition activity in the chemistry, manufacturing, and controls (CMC) outsourcing industry.

Pharma laboratories are having to manage and archive more analytical data than ever before. With effective implementation of IT systems, companies can successfully prepare their electronic files for future retieval and use.

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May 01, 2002

The use of on-line auctions can provide increased business and new sellling opportunitites for suppliers.