The pharmaceutical industry is witnessing remarkable advancements in the packaging of medicines to ensure the safety, efficacy, and convenience of drug delivery. This project explores the multifaceted landscape of pharmaceutical packaging, encompassing primary, secondary, and tertiary packaging solutions, each serving distinct yet interconnected functions. The ideal characteristics of pharmaceutical packaging are examined, emphasizing the critical role of preserving product integrity and patient safety. Additionally, this project delves into cutting-edge developments in pharmaceutical packaging, such as child-resistant packaging to safeguard against accidental ingestion, anti-counterfeiting measures to combat the proliferation of counterfeit drugs, and innovative technologies like blow-fill-seal and pre-fill syringes, which offer efficiency and precision in drug administration. The study also investigates the incorporation of tamper-evident features in pharmaceutical packaging to enhance consumer confidence and protect against product tampering. By exploring these vital aspects, this project sheds light on how advancements in pharmaceutical packaging are not only ensuring the quality and safety of medicines but also contributing to the overall well-being of patients and the integrity of the pharmaceutical supply chain.


Pharmaceutical packaging, Drug safety, Child-resistant packaging, Anti-counterfeiting measures, Innovative packaging technologies, Tamper-evident features..


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Nikam Manik
Corresponding author

Department Of Pharmaceutics,Divine College Of Pharmacy ,Satana

Madhuri Davange

Department Of Pharmaceutics, Divine College Of Pharmacy, Satana

Dhananjay Patil

Department Of Pharmaceutics, Divine College Of Pharmacy, Satana

Saurabh M. Nikam, Madhuri D. Davange, Dhananjay M Patil., A Review On Advancements In The Packaging Of Medicines, Int. J. in Pharm. Sci., 2023, Vol 1, Issue 12, 416-432.

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