An overview of topical drug product forms – Part 2

An overview of topical drug product forms – Part 2

In part two of these blog posts authored by Dr. David Barnes and Lonnie Barish, we will discuss the various types of topical products (ointments, creams, gels, sprays, and lotions), detailing their characteristics both in terms of formulation and use. As discussed...
An overview of topical drug product forms – Part 1

An overview of topical drug product forms – Part 1

There has been increased interest in the development of topical drug products as a way to deliver drugs locally, rather than systemically and for diseases that occur in the skin, mucosal surfaces, the eye, and/or wounds of these surfaces. There are reduced side...
What is Process Validation?

What is Process Validation?

The Process Validation (PV) Guidance from the FDA (January 2011) adopts the product lifecycle concept, emphasizing the expectation that process validation starts with process design and carries throughout the entire lifecycle of a commercial product. During the...