unit dose

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unit dose

A dose of medicine prepared in an individual packet for convenience, safety, or monitoring.
Synonym: monodose
See also: dose
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"Unit-dose packaging provides a clear demonstration of when a prescription has been consumed, helping mitigate the opportunity for diversion in the household.
In addition to sampling lip color and hot-pour formulas, thermoformed blisters are often used for unit-dose packaging. Unit-dose packaging is ideal for skincare regimens, when a brand wants the product packaged as single doses.
THURSDAY, May 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The transition to use of buprenorphine products with unit-dose packaging (UDP) starting in 2010 correlated with a reduction in unintentional pediatric exposures to buprenorphine-naloxone, according to a study published online May 3 in Pediatrics.
Influences impacting packaging are dispensing, compliance, communication of information/labeling, tamper evidence, anti-counterfeiting measures, environmental issues, unit-dose packaging, administration aids, product branding, and direct-to-consumer advertising.
In 2013, tablets became available in unit-dose packaging (Zubsolv).
Providing unit-dose packaging and compounding, for example, frees pharmacists to consult with patients about post-discharge care, or to work with ambulatory care patients.
Established in 1991, Unicep, was formed with the goal of developing simple, cost-effective unit-dose packaging for dental materials.
Equipment upgrades, coupled with trends favoring unit-dose packaging, will also boost demand for pouches and strip packs.
Made of FDA-approved ingredients, MonoSol engineered the new F-100 film for unit-dose packaging of dry ingredients used in mixing and batching operations within the food processing industry.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) began requiring unit-dose packaging for all iron pills.