MeadWestvaco Corp. reports that it has received Walmart’s "Responsibility Award for Total Health and Wellness” for the development of Shellpak Renew. Designed to promote patient medication adherence, Shellpak Renew is 40 percent smaller and 30 percent lighter than the original Shellpak, and it eliminates the use of plastic, MWV reports in a press release.
|PMP News, March 1999|
Thanks to ISO 11607 and other milestones, medical device packaging has gained definite stature over the last two decades.
Organized by the Healthcare Compliance Packaging Council, the day-long conference set for March 12 seeks to tackle patient noncompliance.
The event, which takes place at Hamilton Park Hotel and Conference Center in Florham Park, NJ, is scheduled to feature a full agenda on March 12. HCPC shared the following details with PMP News:
7:30 – 8:30 AM Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM Opening Remarks
Pernix Therapeutics has selected compliance blister packaging for its ten-day, triple combination oral therapy for the treatment of Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection and duodenal ulcer disease. Comprising omeprazole delayed-release capsules (20 mg), clarithromycin tablets (500 mg), and amoxicillin capsules (500 mg), the Omeclamox-Pak is the first triple combination medication indicated to eradicate symptoms of H. pylori in just ten days now available to patients, the company reports. Other treatments take up to 14 days.