Formulation Development

FORMULATION FORUM - Age-Appropriate Pediatric Formulation Development

Jim Huang, PhD, reviews how a pediatric formulation should consider the following factors: difference in physiological and pharmacokinetic of patient populations, dosage form selection, route of administration, dose accuracy, dose flexibility, drug and excipient tolerability (safety and toxicity), patient compliance (palatability/swallowability), stability, and drug accessibility.

WHITE PAPER ALERT - Considerations in Support of Achieving Successful Double Blinding and Removing Bias With Over Encapsulation

Despite the relative simplicity of over-encapsulation, proper planning, and careful execution are still fundamental to success — full consideration must be given to every detail from capsule color and size selection to having a well-trained team dedicated to the process…..