26-Apr-2016 - 3D printing can make drug production simpler and cheaper according to a UK expert who says using it for commercial production is about “numbering up” not scaling up.
26-Apr-2016 - The savings will come from centralising manufacturing services and will complement the firm’s cost-saving business division launched last year.
20-Apr-2016 - API manufacturer PCI Synthesis has set up a polymer development group citing growing drug industry demand for advanced coating technologies and excipient technologies.
19-Apr-2016 - The US FDA has hit an Indian formulation facility run by Alembic Pharmaceuticals with a Form 483 with four observations.
14-Apr-2016 - Lonza acquiring Catalent would make “strategic sense,” according to an analyst as rumours circulate about a CMO megamerger.
13-Apr-2016 - Colorcon has launched a tablet coating system for multiparticulate dosage forms citing growing demand for such pills, particularly among the elderly.
12-Apr-2016 - A European chemical industry group has reiterated that gelatin is safe after Indian regulators called for feedback on a plan to replace the excipient with cellulose in pharmaceutical capsules.
11-Apr-2016 - After announcing it won’t acquire Pfizer last week, Allergan has announced a partnership with Heptares to advance medications for neurological disorders.
11-Apr-2016 - Researchers have developed a new tablet that attaches to the lining of the GI tract and slowly releases medication.
04-Apr-2016 - Catalent has missed its forecast for bringing a suspended softgel facility back online, but says production of essential drugs has begun at the French plant.
01-Apr-2016 - Researchers in Australia are using a song by rock band AC/DC in a new coating process that they claim improves API delivery characteristics.
31-Mar-2016 - The US FDA says it will not approve Opko's kidney disease drug Rayaldee until contract manufacturer Catalent fixes problems at its softgel plant in Florida.
30-Mar-2016 - Rumours Capsugel owner KKR is mulling a sale or an IPO fit with the typical private equity investment cycles says expert.
29-Mar-2016 - The drug, manufactured by Aprecia Pharmaceuticals, is the first 3D printed prescription drug to receive US FDA approval.
29-Mar-2016 - Puracap has bought Blu Pharmaceuticals and its Puerto Rican manufacturing site and plans to double oral dose production capacity.
24-Mar-2016 - Sanofi has challenged an Indian Government decision banning the manufacture and sale of its fixed dose combination diabetes drug, Amaryl MP.
24-Mar-2016 - The US FDA has ordered new labelling changes for immediate-release (IR) opioids but rejects claims that such products pose the same risks as extended-release (ER) opioids.
22-Mar-2016 - TxCell is working on new ways of delivering its Crohn's disease therapy Ovasave that will replace the somewhat unusual method it is using in clinical trials.
22-Mar-2016 - Braeburn Pharmaceuticals will establish an R&D and manufacturing site in North Carolina for its subdermal implant candidate to treat opioid addiction.
21-Mar-2016 - Martindale Pharma will relaunch its opioid substitution therapy in Scandinavia after reformulating the oral solution to remove the excipient povidone.
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