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Pharma Expo to Show Bilcare’s Fast Pack Service, ECOmply Blister Film

Two Bilcare Research Inc. packaging innovations will be exhibited on the Pharma Expo floor, Sept. 28-30 in Las Vegas: its new Fast Pack service and its ECOmply for eco-friendly blister blend.

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Par Pharmaceutical Begins Shipment of Generic Megace ES

Par Pharmaceutical Companies, Inc. announced that it began shipping the authorized generic version of Par Specialty Pharmaceutical's Megace ES (megestrol acetate, USP) oral suspension. It is a progestin indicated for the treatment of anorexia,...

Unichem Pharmaceuticals Issues Recall of Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets

Unichem Pharmaceuticals (USA), Inc. (Unichem) is voluntarily recalling one lot of Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets 25 mg 1000-count bottle to the consumer level,...

ChiRhoClin Inc. Announces Secretin Drug Shortage Resolved

ChiRhoClin received notice that its contract manufacturing facility has been approved to develop ChiRhoStim, a human secretion for injection, for the next 10 years. The company says it worked with the FDA, the Drug Shortage Team, and the Office of...

Constantia Flexibles Makes Tamper-Evident Opening System

Constantia Flexibles announced its latest development called Constantia TEOS, a new tamper-evident opening system for packages containing medical devices.

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Baxter Initiates Voluntary Nationwide Recall of One Lot of IV Solution

Baxter International Inc. announced it is voluntarily recalling one lot of intravenous (IV) solution to the hospital/user level due to the potential for leaking containers, particulate matter and missing port protectors,...

ANI Pharmaceuticals and Sofgen Announce FDA Approval of Nimodipine 30mg Capsules

ANI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced that its ANDA collaboration partner Sofgen has received approval from the FDA of the Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Nimodipine 30mg Capsules.

“This represents ANI's first ANDA approval with our...

Modality Solutions Names Judy Tempel Principal Consulting Engineer

Modality Solutions announced hiring pharmaceutical veteran Judy Tempel as a principal consulting engineer. She will work on cold-chain technical support, storage, distribution, and accountability for clinical trials.

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TraceLink Adds Industry Experts to Address Global Serialization

Three pharmaceutical industry veterans with 80 years-combined experience were added to the growing life sciences roster at TraceLink Inc.

The three – Elizabeth Waldorf, Michael Ventura, and Marcel Zutter – have deep expertise in global...

Gerresheimer to Acquire Centor for $725M

Gerresheimer AG announced its acquisition of Centor, a global supplier of prescription containers for medical dispensing, for $725 million. The move further extends Gerresheimer’s footprint in the pharmaceutical packaging business.

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