The most relevant question for the patient is that the pharmaceutical packet is informative and safe. Thus, there is a list of guidelines that must be met by the producer
when it wishes to launch a new drug on the market.
What is the most crucial issue for the manufacturer? Surely, to create the packaging of the pharmaceutical as appealing as possible for the patient.
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Security and fine quality of tablet packing are two aspects that must be kept in mind by the manufacturer if he wants to gain the buyer's trust. The packaging is supposed to protect against external factors, possibly altering the product's characteristics (for instance light or heat). What is more, it has to defend against mechanical injuries and biological contamination. Above all, however, it is supposed to allow proper product identification. Thus, the packaging must include the name of the regularly used active substance contained in the given medicinal product. If more of them is used, all are supposed to be nominated and a plus sign should be placed between them. The package should also contain information on whether the drug is intended for infants, children or adults. The manner of use, the warnings concerning the place and method of conservation, the expiry date, name and address of the company responsible, the marketing permission number, parcel number and instructions for use must also be provided if the medicinal product is sold without a prescription. There are as well specific ground rules for packaging graphic layouts.