Pharmaceutical Technology-07-02-2003

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Pharmaceutical Technology

July 02, 2003

Pharmaceutical science & technology news.

The bioavailability and absorption of orally administered drugs can be improved by prolonging gastroretention through the use of floating, swelling, bioadhesive, or high-density systems.

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July 02, 2003

Biotech firms face new issues as FDA weighs policies to streamline generic-drug approvals and reduce patent disputes.

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July 02, 2003

New research has led to significant advances in formulations and inhalation systems for pulmonary delivery.

Pharmaceutical companies must take a holistic look at their systems and supporting processes to implement FDA's risk-based approach into their 21 CFR Part 11 complaince strategies.

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July 02, 2003

Various types of metal detectors on teh market today can be used to protect product quality.

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July 02, 2003

The DSM investment puts biomanufacturing capacity in the spotlight. Contract biomanufacturers are adding new capacity and sponsors are marketing their excess capacity.