According to David Bennett, securing and building trust in the label, brand and process of a highly regulated industry player in a complex age will demand a new approach.
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In fast paced environment where routine testing needs to be efficient, fast, accurate and secure, documentation and data transfer is increasingly important.
The FDA is requiring that labels for opioid pain medicine and medicines to treat opioid use disorder recommend healthcare professionals discuss the availability of naloxone with patients to reduce overdoses.
Trademarks in the medical sphere: practice, examination and obstacles for registration in Russia, Ukraine and the CIS
Dr Tatiana Lipovaya and Alyona Chernoknyzhnaya discuss some of the main considerations when applying for trademarks in the pharmaceutical industry in Russia, Ukraine and the CIS.
Over a year since the EU FMD came into force, false alerts remain a problem preventing the realisation of the full benefits of the directive. Grant Courtney examines the reasons behind these alerts occurring and looks at the action stakeholders must now take.
In an industry faced with numerous regulatory hurdles, the end-user experience can often be neglected. Nikki Withers spoke to two packaging design experts who discuss their approach to pharmaceutical packaging and why they always have the end user at the forefront of their minds.
Adherence to medicines – ie, maintaining consistency and complying with correct dosage – is vital for treatment success, yet patient non-adherence remains a global concern, risking a multitude of consequences for both the patients and healthcare systems. Dave Elder explores the issue of medicine adherence and expounds on current efforts…
Included in this in-depth focus are articles on why digitalising the pharma supply chain could prevent inefficiencies and how packaging design can improve patient engagement and adherence.
In this issue is a discussion on the promise of virally vectored DNA and mRNA vaccines to combat COVID-19 as well as articles on how packaging could help to ensure patient adherence, regulatory issues for medicines and diagnostics during the pandemic and the benefits of digitalising the pharmaceutical supply chain.…
The EMA has suggested that the safety information be updated for HRT, to reflect a higher risk of breast cancer and recommends new measures for the handling of leuprorelin depot medicines.
Whitepaper: Establishing the proper alcohol/water proportion for simulating solvents used in controlled extraction studies
This paper provides scientific guidance as well as a case study on the effect of solvent polarity (ethanol/water proportion) on the levels of extractables.
Included in this in-depth focus are articles examining the importance of child-resistant medicinal packaging and analysing whether continuous processing is the future for pharma.
Biologics continue to be a major modality in the pharmaceutical pipeline. New and unique LC-MS tools will become available for use from discovery through QC.
A barcode for paracetamol 250mg/5ml oral suspension displays the wrong strength when scanned, prompting the MHRA to announce the defect information.
Safety updates to labels of SGLT2 inhibitors will recommend temporary discontinuation of these medications before scheduled surgery, says the FDA.