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Pharmaceutical repackaging is an important process

  • Posted on: 6 October 2019
  • By: addmean
There's no doubt that drug packing is the most important thing we take notice on while picking med product. But the second noteworthy thing is pharmaceutical repackaging.


What pharmaceutical repackaging is?


Repackaging is an act of getting back used med item from the bin where it was distributed originally and putting it into separate one, simultaneously remembering not to manipulate the substance.


This activity is carrying out by pharmacies and many other specialized subjects.




It involves tablets


and capsules in particular. They're repackaged from great containers and put into tinier ones, for instance little blister packs. In addition, lotions and creams are quite often bought in bulk and then repackaged into tinier tubes bottles tubes.


Why to repackage medicine?


Pharmaceutical repackaging is made for many different reasons, such as:


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• lowering of the access of drugs that may be incidentally overused while remains of substance are still in a vial


• reducing many errors made by preparing a dose from a vial at medical point


• providing specific groups of patients lower doses of acceptable sterile products that they cannot buy commercially


• reducing loss of drug products


• providing a container that is in specific size and perfectly suitable for a particular device to give medicine


• giving a convenient way for a young doctor to administering an injection to a patient


• conserving medicine supplies


• decreasing additional financial sources


Why pharmaceutical repackaging is so crucial?


Pharmaceutical repackaging is a hard that requires huge amount of manufactoring energy and financial costs.




But regardless this fact, it is necessary.


Security of patients is the most important value. Pharmaceutical repackaging provides protection and control over worn out drugs and simultaneously reduce economic waste.