Innovations in Drug Dosage Forms
In recent years there has been a change in focus for drug formulators as it becomes more critical that the needs of the patient are considered when developing new drug products. The focus on the overall patient experience is a priority now, particularly as specific dosage forms can have a different impact on the user and their ability to take medications effectively or correctly.
Oral formulations are generally quite user friendly as it is something patients are used to.
Oral formulations are generally quite user friendly as it is something patients are used to. With tablets and capsules developers can achieve many different release profiles, including immediate release, modified release, orally disintegrating tablets, fixed dose combinations and many others. Consequently, there is a lot of opportunity to develop a product that has been adapted to specific patient requirements.
In this article with World Pharma Today, Torkel Gren, our Senior Director, Technology and Strategic Investments discusses the trends and innovations in drug dosage formulation that are making a major difference when it comes to patient compliance.
You can read the full article here.