unit-dose package

u·nit-dose pack·age

(yū'nit-dōs pak'ăj)
The repackaging of a bulk medication into smaller single-use systems for ease of dispensing to patients in hospitals or long-term care facilities.
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The latest pharmaceutical unit-dose package capability and new films for medical device applications will be featured by Tekni-Plexs Tekni-Films business unit at Pack Expo Las Vegas, September 23-25, Las Vegas Convention Center, Booth N206.
The company is committed to expanding its line of multisource pharmaceutical products that are formatted as bulk and unit-dose package configurations for liquids and solids; coated, sustained-release and controlled-release tablets; nasal sprays; topical solutions; cytotoxics; and CII narcotics.
ClearShield comes in a convenient, hygienically sealed unit-dose package that includes an easy-to-use applicator and mixing well to ensure consistent fluoride levels.
Using the right amount of a skincare product will also affect a product's efficacy, so a unit-dose package can be helpful.
"Unit-dose packages also offer a reduced risk' of cross-contamination," she adds.
Marketing over 75 medications in about 250 package sizes, Roxane is focused on expanding its line of multisource pharmaceutical products formatted as bulk and unit-dose package configurations for liquids and solids; coated, sustained-release and controlled-release tablets; nasal sprays, topical solutions, cytotoxics and CII narcotics.
Carol Gamsby, director of sales, James Alexander Corporation, says that many of her customers require a customized unit-dose package, tailored to fit a product's requirements in order to ensure stability.
"For the sun-screen product the company has chosen to use our strip of five white unit-dose packages. However, they asked us to separate them out because they wanted a more medical look.