Developing packaging for medical preparations

  • H. Lockhart
  • F. A. Paine


The packaging of pharmaceuticals is inevitably conservative and because of this new developments tend to originate in other areas and then develop into the fields of medicine. Specialised packages for pharmaceutical products are somewhat slow to develop and tend to be associated with new methods of administering drugs or such specific trends as the unit dose form or methods of bettering compliance.


Packaging Material Good Manufacture Practice Medical Preparation Healthcare Product Packaging Line 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Lockhart
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • F. A. Paine
    • 4
    • 5
  1. 1.School of PackagingMichigan State UniversityUSA
  2. 2.Center for Food Pharmaceutical ResearchUSA
  3. 3.Committee of RevisionU.S. Pharmacopeial ConventionUSA
  4. 4.School of PackagingMichigan State UniversityUSA
  5. 5.Packaging Technology & ManagementUSA

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