3d printed medication

Why Would We Think About 3D Printing Pharmaceuticals?

Why Would We Think About 3D Printing Pharmaceuticals?

A few months ago coming home from a conference, the cardiac physician queued alongside me to board the flight back to the US was skeptical about the merits of 3D printing pills. Why, he asked, would anyone do that, what benefits could it offer? Answering his own questions, he reasoned that decentralized production may be […]

A few months ago coming home from a conference, the cardiac physician queued alongside me to board the flight back to the US was skeptical about the merits of 3D printing pills. Why, he asked, would anyone do that, what benefits could it offer? Answering his own...
The FDA’s Principal Investigator for 3D Printed Medical Devices is Looking for Industry Feedback and No One is Giving It to Him

The FDA’s Principal Investigator for 3D Printed Medical Devices is Looking for Industry Feedback and No One is Giving It to Him

Medical applications for 3D printing are a rapidly growing segment of the 3D printing industry, and the technology could radically alter the way that many medical issues are evaluated and treated. Applications as diverse as inexpensive, customized 3D printed prosthetic devices, patient-specific surgical implants, surgical pre-planning and even personalized medications all have the medical community changing […]

Medical applications for 3D printing are a rapidly growing segment of the 3D printing industry, and the technology could radically alter the way that many medical issues are evaluated and treated. Applications as diverse as inexpensive, customized 3D printed...
Researchers Create Customized Anti-Acne Masks with Form 1+ SLA 3D Printer

Researchers Create Customized Anti-Acne Masks with Form 1+ SLA 3D Printer

As epilepsy medication in the form of the 3D printed SPRITAM pill was approved last year and made available commercially this year, many may have expected a wild array of similar items to hit the market almost immediately, but along with intense research and development, jumping through all the hoops of getting new pharmaceuticals approved is […]

As epilepsy medication in the form of the 3D printed SPRITAM pill was approved last year and made available commercially this year, many may have expected a wild array of similar items to hit the market almost immediately, but along with intense research and...
Aprecia's 3D Printed Epilepsy Drug is Finally Commercially Available

Aprecia's 3D Printed Epilepsy Drug is Finally Commercially Available

Getting a new medication to the market is not a fast or easy process, no matter how promising the drug is. There’s the research and development phase, testing, more testing, clinical trials, more clinical trials, then the arduous process of applying for and obtaining FDA approval. Most new drugs typically take years to reach consumers […]

Getting a new medication to the market is not a fast or easy process, no matter how promising the drug is. There’s the research and development phase, testing, more testing, clinical trials, more clinical trials, then the arduous process of applying for and...
Liability and Legal Issues May Derail the Future of 3D Printed Medication

Liability and Legal Issues May Derail the Future of 3D Printed Medication

Bloomberg BNA’s Pharmaceutical Law & Industry Report was recently released, and according to attorneys the recent FDA approval of the first 3D printed drug could lead to several complicated legal, product liability and intellectual property conflicts that could derail the new technology before it even starts. Several attorneys explained to Bloomberg that using a 3D […]

Bloomberg BNA’s Pharmaceutical Law & Industry Report was recently released, and according to attorneys the recent FDA approval of the first 3D printed drug could lead to several complicated legal, product liability and intellectual property conflicts that could...
3D Printing Customized Pills May Lead to More Effective Medical Care

3D Printing Customized Pills May Lead to More Effective Medical Care

In a presentation to American Heart Association Scientific Sessions (AHASS) a group of medical researchers from North Carolina’s Wake Forest University developed a method to 3D print custom medications in pill form. Typically pre-formulated medicines do not take into account an individual’s body weight, gender, race or organ functions, which means that patients are often […]

In a presentation to American Heart Association Scientific Sessions (AHASS) a group of medical researchers from North Carolina’s Wake Forest University developed a method to 3D print custom medications in pill form. Typically pre-formulated medicines do not take into...
The FDA Approves the First 3D Printed Pill to Help Prevent Epileptic Seizures

The FDA Approves the First 3D Printed Pill to Help Prevent Epileptic Seizures

One of the largest hurdles that healthcare practitioners treating epilepsy need to overcome is often with their own patients. It turns out that an estimated 30 to 50 percent of epilepsy patients don’t adhere to the drug regimens prescribed to them. The reasons for noncompliance, however, are rarely due to patient’s being willfully defiant of […]

One of the largest hurdles that healthcare practitioners treating epilepsy need to overcome is often with their own patients. It turns out that an estimated 30 to 50 percent of epilepsy patients don’t adhere to the drug regimens prescribed to them. The reasons...
7 Areas In Which 3D Printing Is Surprising Us All

7 Areas In Which 3D Printing Is Surprising Us All

When 3D printing was first introduced over 30 years ago it felt like something more likely to appear in a Star Trek episode than reality. Today, more companies than ever are utilizing this technology to take their concepts from the boardroom to the design table in a matter of hours. The first step of every […]

When 3D printing was first introduced over 30 years ago it felt like something more likely to appear in a Star Trek episode than reality. Today, more companies than ever are utilizing this technology to take their concepts from the boardroom to the design table in a...

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