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The Power of Powder: Dispersible Powder and Its Many Formats

Amanda Stevenson-Grund - Friday, July 28, 2017

Powders and granules may be given to children from birth provided they can be administered as a liquid preparation.” – European Medicines Agency, Guideline on pharmaceutical development of medicines for paediatric use. 2013: 7

Medication in powder format

Powder medications predominate in many countries, such as Finland and Italy, and are starting to grow in popularity in the United States, according to Brion et al. in Acta Paediatrica. The power of powder lies in its many formats and kid-friendly features.

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Extended Release in Parenteral Drugs: Designed with Patients in Mind

Amanda Stevenson-Grund - Friday, July 14, 2017

Several solutions to the problem of discontinuous access to pharmacotherapy are being developed in the form of new, long-acting drug-delivery systems, which gradually release medication over a period of several days or weeks with a single application.” – Siegel, Psychiatry (Edgmont). 2005; 2: 22-31

 A patient holds an extended-release parenteral drug

Like a tailored suit, some things just fit well. This is true in pharmaceuticals. Drugs with certain characteristics are often a good fit for specific conditions and diseases. For example, extended-release parenteral drugs have many benefits, which make them good candidates for psychiatric conditions and chronic pain.

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