3d printed medication

Aston University Researchers Review Current Approaches in 3D Printing Solid Oral Dosage Forms

UK researchers from Aston University are studying impacts on the pharmaceutical industry, releasing their findings in the recently published ‘Current formulation approaches in design and development of solid oral dosage…

Korea: 3D Printing Pregabalin Tablets for Successful & Controlled Release

In the recently published ‘Customized Novel Design of 3D Printed Pregabalin Tablets for Instra-Gastric Floating and Controlled Release Using Fused Deposition Modeling,’ Korean researchers examine more detailed use of 3D…

Researchers 3D Print Six Different Drugs in Multi-Layered Polypill

In the recently published ‘3D Printing of a Multi-Layered Polypill Containing Six Drugs Using a Novel Stereolithographic Method,’ international researchers explore the potential of 3D printing in the pharmaceutical industry….

SLS 3D Printing for 3D Printed Pellets for Multi-Drug Controlled Release

In ‘3D Printed Pellets (Miniprintlets): A Novel, Multi-Drug, Controlled Release Platform Technology,’ international researchers explore better ways to deliver medications via SLS 3D printing in oral form. For this study,…

FDM 3D Printing Shows Great Potential in Transformation of Pharmaceutical Production

In the recently published, ‘The Digital Pharmacies Era: How 3D Printing Technology Using Fused Deposition Modeling Can Become a Reality,’ Brazilian researchers further examine the potential of new technology for…

Finland: 3D Printing Patient-Specific Doses of Warfarin for Children

Finnish researchers reach further into the potential of 3D printed medications, outlining their findings in the recently published ‘Towards Printed Pediatric Medicines in Hospital Pharmacies: Comparison of 2D and 3D…

Researchers Recognize Transformative Power of 3D Printed Pharmaceuticals

Authors Ghadge Snehal, Aloorkar Nagesh, and Sudake Suresh from the Satara College of Pharmacy explore 3D printing of medication, and the possibilities for the future in ‘A Decisive Overview on Three Dimensional…

3D Printed Paracetamol Tablets Have Big Implications for Personalized Medicine

Drugs affect everyone differently. That’s why it’s so hard to find the right medication and right dosage to treat people with depression, for example, or why certain people don’t seem…

FabRx Examines SLS 3D Printing for Novel Solid Dosage Pills with Accelerated Drug Release Properties

3D printing is allowing researchers to make enormous impacts in the medical field with a spectacular new array of diagnostic devices, implants, models, and more. With the ability to make…

Kickstarter Campaigns: It’s All About Personalization in 3D Printed Medicine and Jewelry

When I was growing up, I hated drinking milk, and so had to take these giant, brown, disgusting calcium pills every night with dinner. My mother used to call them…

University of Michigan Adapts Electronics Manufacturing Technology to 3D Print Medicine

If you go onto any 3D model marketplace and search for “pill case,” you can find all sorts of 3D printable cases that allow you to sort and store your…

FabRx Turns to SLS 3D Printing Technology for More Effective Customized Medicine Production

3D printed pills are still something that make a lot of people raise their eyebrows; compared to other medical applications, they’re not quite as common or well-known yet. There are…

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…

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….

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…

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,…

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,…

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…

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…

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…