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This post explains why Japanese pharmaceutical companies that operate inthe United States must be aware of anti-corruption laws in both the United States and Japan. These laws can be used to prosecute misconduct occurring in Japan, the United States, and even other countries.
Safety, efficacy, bioavailability and solubility issues were the most significant factors in drug delivery, according to a recent survey. About 70 percent of new chemical entities are either poorly soluble in water, have low cell permeability or both. This post explains how and why Softgel formulations solve many drug development challenges.
The average American visits a doctor three times a year, but spends 52 hours absorbing health information online. Yet half of the 50 largest pharma companies don’t use social media to engage consumers or patients. This post explains the importance of social media to the drug industry and provides tips for using social media.
In 2014, the FDA announced an initiative to reduce drug errors by evaluating product names. In a May 2014 Draft Guidance, the FDA noted its intentions were “to develop proprietary names that do not cause or contribute to medication errors or otherwise contribute to the misbranding of the drug.” This post explains the factors the FDA is looking at in evaluating product names.
In this post, the authors discuss how a U.S. District Court decision in the case Veloxis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. FDA gives drug developers valuable insight and FDA guidance when choosing data to rely on in their 505(b)(2) applications, and the ramifications of such reliance.