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Although solid dosage forms like tablets and capsules continue to dominate the global pharmaceutical market, many people find them challenging to take. There is evidence to suggest that oral liquid dosage forms may offer untapped opportunities, with the potential to: improve patient experiences and compliance reduce healthcare costs create new revenue streams. In a study[…]

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As the global population ages, we’ll see an increase in the demand for SSDs or topical drugs. And as drug companies innovate, the semi-solid dose will fill needs that other forms cannot.

  For decades, the most popular form of drug dosage has consistently remained oral solids —the tablet, the pill, the capsule. This trend is likely to continue, but the oral solid’s unassuming younger sibling – the semi-solid dose (SSD) – is making some noise. The semi-solids market is growing, and will continue to grow, over[…]

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Drug approvals are often complex and time-consuming, even for generic versions of approved medications. Some of this complexity is unavoidable for good reasons, especially when it comes to patient safety. Much of the process is specifically designed to minimize the chance that new drugs – or new versions of existing ones – will cause harm.

Drug approvals are often complex and time-consuming, even for generic versions of approved medications. Some of this complexity is unavoidable for good reasons, especially when it comes to patient safety. Much of the process is specifically designed to minimize the chance that new drugs – or new versions of existing ones – will cause harm.[…]

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Oral solid dosage forms (OSDFs), notably capsules and tablets, continue to be the most popular drug form used worldwide.

Oral solid dosage forms (OSDFs), notably capsules and tablets, continue to be the most popular drug form used worldwide. Here are some common questions and insights from Deepak Thassu, VP of LGM Pharma’s R&D and Regulatory Division, about OSDF use and manufacturing. 1. Why do OSDFs dominate the global pharmaceutical market? Solid dosage forms may[…]

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LGM Helps Pharma Manage Supply Chain Risks with Added Services Through Nexgen Acquisition

COVID-19 has put supply chain risk management practices under the microscope. Coming on the heels of many other, more localized supply issues in the last decade, it has brought about a near-global assessment that supply chains need to be more tightly controlled and redundant – and less dependent on external, at-risk suppliers. In a sense,[…]

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What are the risks the U.S. faces with our current supply chains spread across the globe?

When SARS-CoV-2 arrived on American shores this Spring, concerns about overextended drug supply chains already were circulating. The issues at hand weren’t new, by any stretch. Environmental, quality and political actions all had impacted drug imports in the last half-dozen years, causing drug shortages and C-suite anxiety. The global pandemic – and the resultant (albeit[…]

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Increasing Demand for Cold Chain Logistics

Last month, in a post on supply chain risks, we referenced the growing cold chain logistics trend as one of the many increasing pressures on pharmaceutical supply chains. Cold chain is less an emerging issue and more a rising tide, however. While it isn’t a new practice by any means, its use has historically been[…]

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On February 29th, 2020 LGM Pharma attended the Career Connections Event, hosted  by Nova Southeastern University (Davie, FL). At the event, employers were introduced to future talents, and students and industry professionals learned about local life sciences companies and organizations. Schedule of Events 8:15 am – 9:00 am Lite Breakfast & Coffee Registration, Networking &[…]

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LGM Pharma Acquires CDMO

On July 27, 2020, LGM Pharma announced its acquisition of the formulation development and drug product contract manufacturing business of Nexgen Pharma, Inc. As a result, you will notice our new logo and visuals throughout the website. We’re working on updates to reflect the exciting, expanded CDMO capabilities and services we now can offer you.

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