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Child-resistant cap may malfunction, so Novartis issues recall

Novartis Consumer Health, Inc. is voluntarily recalling certain lots of Triaminic® Syrups and Theraflu Warming Relief® Syrups that were manufactured in the United States prior to December 31, 2011.
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Patient adherence goals drive Walmart's new compliance pack launch

Walmart and Sam’s 4,600 pharmacies add new sustainable calendar-style packs for select scripts in an effort to improve patient adherence to drug regimens.
Easy-open induction-seal material
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Easy-open induction-seal material

PACK EXPO 2012: At Pack Expo 2012, Selig demonstrates its Lift ‘n’ Peel™ seal material designed for convenience, safety, protection, leak prevention, freshness, and tamper evidence.
Novartis 2011 HCPC winner
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HCPC accepting Compliance Package of the Year Awards entries

Feb. 15, 2013 is the deadline for pharmaceutical packages designed to optimize patient adherence to medication regimens.
Thermoformed clamshell beckons to consumers
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Thermoformed clamshell beckons to consumers

A new concept from HLP Klearfold offers not only tamper resistance but also ease of opening for consumers.
Walmart Ecoslide RX
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Compliance package makes inroads at Walmart pharmacies

Ecoslide-RX touted for patient adherence, sustainability, ease of opening, and safety benefits.
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Constantia Flexibles GmbH: Paper-free blister lidding foil

The new easy-PIESY paper-free, child-resistant blister lidding foil from Constantia Flexibles comes with upgraded peel/push functionalities for consumers, and an efficient packaging process for manufacturers.
BD Microinfusor
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BD develops self-injection delivery system for biologic therapies

Microinfusor patch injector aims to allow patients to treat diseases at home in an effort to cut healthcare costs and improve patient adherence.
AndersonBrecon pack
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Greater adoption of compliance-prompting packaging will 'follow the money'

Pay-for-performance models at the end of the supply chain will help increase medication adherence, believes HCPC executive director.
Shellpak low res
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Are you adhering to your medication regimen?

Packaging addresses nonadherence by staying with patients and/or caregivers, and building outward with other tools that link to or key off the package.

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