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Duke think-tank evaluates the state of medication adherence

Recommendations aim to help ensure that Americans get the most benefit from advances in pharmacology.
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TE clamshell for sprouts

Baltimore-based Brassica Sprout Group has announced a switch to what it believes is the industry’s first tamper-evident, tamper-resistant, vented clamshell container as one more step in their continued efforts to improve food safety in the sprout market. 
Sample packs. AccuDial's liquid OTC cough and cold pediatric med bottles include a two-part rotating label, plastic-packed dosin
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AccuDial spins children's liquid medication dosing into the 21st Century

AccuDial’s inner and outer labels provide parents and caregivers information to precisely dose their child based on weight, not age.
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Demographic developments and packaging

As grandparents play a larger role in raising children, child-resistant/senior-friendly packaging will gain importance.
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Keystone Folding Box Company: Child-resistant, senior-friendly compliance package

Ecoslide-RX compliance package from Keystone Folding Box Company is made from 100% recyclable material, contains no plastic in its secondary packaging and requires minimal film and foil.  
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Study reports 'modest improvement' in medication adherence

Dispensing data from 3.1 million individuals filling prescriptions at nationwide Walmart pharmacies shows positive adherence results from using calendar blister packaging.
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FDA gives thumbs-up to redesigned labels for some Merck meds

Agency commends Merck’s efforts to reduce pharmacy selection errors. The company’s Label Standardization Projects includes revisions for 34 container labels for 16 oral solid-dose drugs.
PERSONALIZED PACKS. Calendar-styled blisters filled with a specific patient's medications make it easier to adhere to prescribed
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Adherence packs assist patients and caregivers

New study identifies Medicine-On-Time’s packs as effective in helping caregivers and patients administer meds properly, reducing nursing home admissions and costs.
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Shrink-sleeve label--graphics and info

The newest product from Barn Dad Innovation Nutrition relies on a full-body shrink-sleeve label to carry gorgeous graphics at the same time that it contains valuable information and nutrition facts.
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Induction sealing requires coordination

There are too many variables to keep a lid on, unless all parties are kept in the loop.

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