This Month’s Focus: Devices
Connected inhalers: Stakeholders’ potential benefits and possible concerns
There are compelling situations that argue for the benefits that connected inhalers may provide patients, the primary benefit being better patient outcomes. Potential benefits for and possible concerns of healthcare providers, pharmacies, pharmaceutical manufacturers and payers are discussed.
Spray-granulated mannitol as a viable alternative to lactose in DPI formulations: Preparation of ordered mixtures and storage stability
A study of the influence of blend preparation and storage stability of a mannitol carrier material in DPI formulations
Back Page: The Teal Pumpkin Project helps children with food allergies celebrate Halloween safely
The project encourages people to offer non-food treats as an alternative to candy to make the holiday more inclusive and help ensure children with food allergies enjoy a safer, happier holiday.
Cross-Industry Organizations: The Respiratory Drug Delivery Conferences: Cascade impaction is not just for aerosols anymore
“Cascade impaction” can describe the networking environment at the RDD conferences. It is one of the reasons delegates attend RDD (in the US), RDD Europe and RDD Asia.
Previewing PharmSci360 2018
The 2018 AAPS annual meeting, now named PharmSci360, will be held November 4-7, 2018 in Washington, DC, US.
A preview of DDL2018 and the IPAC-RS workshop
Drug Delivery to the Lungs (DDL) 2018 will take place Decem¬ber 12-14, 2018 at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre in Edinburgh, UK.
General chapter development for OINDPs at the USP: Part 2—Informative chapters <1601>, <1602>, <1603> and <1604>
Respirable engineered spray-dried dry powders for 505(b)(2) drug product development
Back Page: The pediatric asthma yardstick
Cross-industry organizations: ISAM
Drug Delivery Partnerships 2019
Issue focus: Quality/Compliance
Special section: Capsules/Blisters
January: Reference and Buyer’s Resource
February: Product Development/ Contract Testing
June: Nasal Delivery/Nebulizers
August: Particle Characterization
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