Tag Archives: liquid formulations

Why Measure Particle or Droplet Distribution in Process or Development?

After last week’s introduction to liquid dosage formulations, I wanted to follow-up with: why measure the particle or droplet distribution in process or in development? Continue reading

What are Liquid Dosage Formulations?

Often, I hear questions surrounding what are liquid dosage formulations.  I thought I might take the opportunity to provide a short introduction to liquid dosage formulations.  Liquid dosage formulations may be in the form of suspensions or syrups, metered dosed inhalers (MDIs), or creams or lotions. All of these systems would typically have particles present or droplets present in their formulations. There could also be parentals, such as injections or intravenous infusions, which may be particle free. Continue reading

2010 AAPS Annual Meeting – Highlights

American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) MeetingThis week, I was in New Orleans attending the 2010 American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Annual Meeting. The AAPS Meeting combines a large trade show with technical presentation and poster sessions running in parallel.

At the 2010 AAPS meeting, hot topics included Quality by Design (QbD), Process Analytical Technology (PAT) and the drive towards real-time release for pharmaceutical products. FBRM and PVM technologies were well represented with numerous posters and presentations focusing on their use to understand, optimize and control particle size distribution during drug product formulation. Continue reading

How To Track Particle Distribution in Real Time: AAPS 2010

The 2010 American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Annual Meeting will be held November 14 to 18 in New Orleans.  As thousands of pharmaceutical scientists from around the world prepare to gather for the AAPS conference that is being held in conjunction with the International Pharmaceutical Federation’s (FIP) Pharmaceutical Sciences World Congress (PSWC), I wanted to highlight some papers that will discuss how to track particle distribution in real-time:

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Predictor of Dissolution Performance in Fluid Bed Granulation

In July, I announced that I would be chairing next week’s In Process Particle Forum  being held in Iselin, NJ.  Today, I want to highlight one of the papers that will be presented at In Process Particle ForumSteve Mehrman of Johnson & Johnson will present on using FBRM C35 during fluid bed granulation development and scale-up.

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In Process Particle Forum: Liquid and Solid Dosage Formulations

I am excited to be chairing the upcoming In Process Particle Forum focused on Liquid and Solid Dosage Formulations on September 15 in Woodbridge, NJ. This will be the third year in a row that METTLER TOLEDO has brought together expert users of FBRM and PVM to present their cutting edge research to a group of their peers. This year, we have the best agenda yet with four industry papers from:

  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Merck
  • Johnson and Johnson
  • GlaxoSmithKline

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