Primary and intermediate packages
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• the nature of the product itself — its chemical activity, moisture sensitivity, effect of oxygen and its compatibility with possible packaging materials
• the type of patient — e.g. child, elderly adult, male or female, ethnic origin
• the form of the dose — free flowing granules, aqueous solution, cream, ointment, inhalation, etc.
method and site of administering the medication — oral, topical, parenteral, ear, eye, nose, skin, etc. Whether a dispensing device is to be used, e.g. syringe, dropper, etc.
method of distribution — ethical through pharmacies and hospitals, or OTC through retail outlets
capacity of the packaging needed — small bulk for pharmacies, OPD, unit dose, etc.
required shelf life and likely sales areas.
KeywordsHealthcare Product Butadiene Styrene Styrene Collapsible Tube Blister Pack Good Seal
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