Contact lens wearers are encouraged to collect their used daily disposable contact lenses, top foil and blister packs
in a small cardboard box.
The Therapeutics Goods Administration (TGA) has issued a recall notice for all 5mg tablets in 50-tablet blister packs
of Valium manufactured by Roche (VTX: ROG) after the company notified the TGA that it had found evidence of tampering, the Australian Government's department reported on Wednesday.
Essentially, the taxpayer purchased pills from third parties in bulk and repackaged the pills into blister packs
that it manufactured from plastic polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and lidding material.
They are easy to recycle as the blister pack
is made of a single material, and this gives them a higher recycling value.
CHICAGO -- Organizing the pills that elderly patients need to take into customized blister packs
, and combining this with periodic medication teaching sessions, boosted dosing adherence to almost 100% and enhanced the efficacy of the drug regimens in a controlled study with about 200 patients.
Like an air hockey table, the first Aylward Feed System used air to gently guide the pills into position in the blister packs
. The machine was easy to use and efficient, and many of the largest pharmaceutical producers in the world were customers.
In the three poisonings reported here, all victims ingested SUDAFED(R) 12-Hour capsules, which are packaged with four tamper-resistant features: 1) a two-part plastic capsule that is sealed with a band; 2) encasement of the capsules in a blister pack
consisting of a clear plastic film with a foil backing, which must be broken to use the capsule; 3) enclosure of the blister pack
in a box sealed with a safety tab, which must be broken to open the box; and 4) identification of both the box and blister pack
with code numbers, which should be the same.
Caption: Three hologram products from Nano 4 U for the SaveMed project: a hologram directly embossed in to a blister pack
; moulded hologram parts and a covert hologram element revealed with a laser diode.
Some manufacturers find that this quality makes the blister pack
an ideal solution for their product.
A demonstrable example of the technique in practice is "blooming." Oxygen attack, caused by blister pack
failure, often results in "blooms" occurring at the drug surface.
Memory Pac, a medicine organizer that uses cold-seal blister pack
technology, is touted as an easy-to-assemble dosage system that allows consumers to see and more safely manage medications at home for pennies a day.