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COPD Product Development Opportunity: Indacaterol Maleate

According to the American Lung Association, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD – which includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema) is the third-leading cause of disease-related death in the U.S. It affects…

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On SABAM, Cyanide and Safety

Levetiracetam, an epilepsy medication used for partial onset, myoclonic or tonic-clonic seizures, was first approved for medical use in the United States in 1999. As a drug, it boasts excellent…

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Inside Sugammadex: Overcoming Impurities in Commercial API Manufacturing

The first in the class of drugs known as selective relaxant binding agents (SRBA), Sugammadex sodium is used to reverse anesthesia. Via 1:1 binding of rocuronium or vecuronium, it rapidly…

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Inside Propofol: Tackling the Challenges of Lipophilicity

Some drugs and APIs are more challenging to produce than others – and Propofol is an excellent example. If the name Propofol rings a bell, it’s likely because the drug…

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