From the Editors' Desk

Recipharm Helps Top-Ten Pharma Company Prepare for Serialization in China

Contract development and manufacturing organisation Recipharm has completed a complex serialization project for China for one of its customers. The project was undertaken for a top-ten pharmaceutical company and involved screening and selecting...

Stay Up-to-Date on GS1 Standards at Pharmapack Europe

Interested in providing traceability for your pharmaceutical products? Don't miss Janice Kite, Traceability Director Healthcare for GS1 Global Office, Healthcare, who will be presenting at Pharmapack Europe 2015 ...

3M Microneedles are a New Patient-Friendly Drug Delivery Method

Getting an injection at the doctor’s office typically does not rank high on many people’s wish list. Thanks to 3M scientists’ know-how, the day is getting closer when patients may be receiving their prescription...

Impax Receives FDA Approval for a Generic Version of Lamictal

Impax Laboratories, Inc., Hayward, CA, announced January 26 that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved generic Lamictal (lamotrigine) Orally Disintegrating Tablets, 25mg, 50mg, 100mg and 200mg in blister packaging. Impax will...

Global Nutraceuticals Market Driven by Emerging Markets

The global market for nutraceuticals shows healthy growth. A combination of nutrition and pharmaceuticals referring to food or medicinal products that provide health and/or medicinal benefits, including prevention of diseases, the nutraceuticals...

High-Potency Product Offerings Widen at Catalent Pharma Solutions

Catalent Pharma Solutions is expanding its potent handling and manufacturing capabilities at its Somerset, NJ, facility. The company can now support high-potency compounds from optimization through clinical and commercial manufacturing of final dose...

Major Machinery Maker Invests in Aseptic Pharmaceutical Packaging

Pianoro, Bologna - In a rather unstable economic context, that of 2014, the results of the Marchesini Group went totally against the flow and especially against the trends of the manufacturing market. The consolidated turnover of the Group (...

Dr. Robert Califf Named FDA Deputy Commissioner for Medical Products and Tobacco

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret A. Hamburg, M.D., has appointed Robert Califf, M.D., a recognized global leader in cardiology, clinical research, and medical economics, as FDA Deputy Commissioner for Medical Products and...