Drug Formulations and Conducting Clinical
Pharmaceutical Development
October 18, 2022

Developing Drug Formulations and Conducting Clinical Trials

Table of Contents What Is Drug Formulation? Why Is Drug Formulation Development Important? What Should Be Considered While Developing a Formulation? How Many Drug Dose Types Are There? What Are Early-Phase Formulation Challenges? Why Should Biotechs Outsource Drug Formulation? Biotech companies making new drugs to be tested in first-in-human (FIH) clinical trials face a big problem with how to make the drugs. Formulation development is important in the early stages of drug development, and for how well a promising investigational medicinal product will do on the market in the future. What Is Drug Formulation? Drug formulation, also called “pharmaceutical” formulation, combines different substances with the drug's active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) to make a drug product that can be given to patients safely. Why Is Drug Formulation Development Important? Formulation development is very important because it involves ensuring a drug is prepared and taken in a safe and good way for the patient.  In 2018, a survey was done to determine…
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