23-May-2013 - Can oral insulin succeed where other alternative delivery methods have failed? Dan Stanton, from in-Pharmatechnologist.com assesses its chances.
22-May-2013 - Following a busy few months, Capsugel spoke about the formation of its Dosage Form Solutions Unit, its technology and the integration of Encap at this year's Interphex in New York.
22-May-2013 - GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) says some manufacturing from the shuttering of an Australian packaging site will be picked up by Aspen and local third-party contractors.
24-Apr-2013 - IHolland says tableting-focused research project will save customers time and money.
23-Apr-2013 - Pharmaceutical conferences are like buses - to paraphrase an old British joke - you wait for one and then three come along at once.
18-Apr-2013 - Following its acquisition by Mayne Pharma, Metrics says it is to offer proprietary pellet form technology for advanced drug release and to increase bioavailability.
17-Apr-2013 - Biostar Pharmaceuticals has blamed end-of-year losses on last year’s chromium-tainted gelatin scandal though it is slowly recovering following a suspension of sales enforced by the SFDA.
17-Apr-2013 - One day after Purdue Pharma’s blockbuster opioid OxyContin lost its first patent, the US FDA has amended the drug’s label and now requires generic drugmakers to adopt similar abuse-deterrent formulations.
04-Apr-2013 - Jerusalem, Israel-based drugmaker Oramed Pharmaceuticals has been granted patent approval for its oral insulin technology by the Japanese Patent office.
19-Mar-2013 - Marketed drugs will not need to be tested under final guidelines on 'tablet scoring' for branded and generic medicines issued by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this week.
12-Mar-2013 - Novozymes says a recombinant albumin product usually used to stabilize vaccines has been approved in Japan as part of a coating for medical devices.
11-Mar-2013 - Ashland says it is expanding its contract manufacturing business in order to offer its customers greater scope in drug solubilization.
26-Feb-2013 - Following a bout of investments, the oral dose solution market has been described as “competitive” and “dynamic” by two of the major players.
21-Feb-2013 - Capsugel says it will focus on lipid-based formulations as it launches a new Dosage Form Solutions Business Unit.
12-Feb-2013 - Powder Systems Limited (PSL) says the low OEL achieved by its redesigned containment technologies meet demands of HPAPI focused drug industry.
24-Jan-2013 - Fuisz Pharma says a new tablet design will be of interest to pharma formulators who find esophageal transit failures hard to swallow.
17-Dec-2012 - The ability to predict which non-stick coating is best suited to a particular tablet production environment will save drugmakers time and money according to I Holland.
15-Nov-2012 - Domestic regulatory efforts to improve ingredient quality will increase costs but Indian industry will remain competitive, according to the Secretary of Commerce.
18-Oct-2012 - Using the same equipment from R&D to scale up will cut costs, time and improve efficiency, according to GSK.
08-Oct-2012 - Sumitomo Electric has launched a new tech that combines tablet coating assessment with organic materials detection capabilities.