Semi-Solid Dose Featured Articles

  1. Optimizing Clinical Outcomes For Challenging Molecules With Lipid-Based Drug Delivery Systems

    This article takes an in-depth look at how lipid-based drug delivery systems can be used as a bioavailability enhancing technology, as well as the softgel dosage form for their delivery.

  2. Understanding Quality Agreements Between You And Your Service Provider

    An effective quality agreement icommunicates the responsibilities of each party in a clear, concise manner, allowing the reader to quickly and accurately determine to whom a specific responsibility is assigned. 

  3. Does The Ointment Hurt?

    Patients are quick to complain when a medical ointment stings after application. But there may be another reason that they might be dissatisfied with the way an ointment behaves when it is too thick. By Bob McGregor, General Manager, Brookfield Engineering

  4. New Blade Design Gives Double Planetary Mixer An Edge With Viscous Applications

    In this age of technological marvels and Internet madness, it's refreshing to see an innovation that isn't the product of an exotic new technology.

  5. Seamlessly Upgrade Your Mixing Operation

    Improving manufacturing process efficiencies is a continuous endeavor in the life sciences industry. In today’s fiercely competitive markets, it has become necessary to regularly evaluate cost position to increase profitability and customer satisfaction. By Christine Banaszek, Charles Ross & Son Company

  6. Investigation Of New Level Technologies In Single Use, Disposable Systems

    This article presents guided wave radar level measurement as an acceptable, less expensive alternate to load cell systems. By David Ladoski and Dan Klees

  7. Increasing Manufacturing Efficiencies in Capsule Filling Systems

    Several recent trends in capsule filling offer pharmaceutical manufacturers the possibility of doing more than just filling capsules. New developments in capsule filling technology can improve efficiencies as well as yields. The latest machines have on-board diagnostics and the ability to perform corrective actions during processing that directly address QbD principles, while increasing production efficiency.