Pharmaceutical companies in Vietnam pursue EU-GMP

EU GMP is a standard of good manufacturing practice for medicines issued by the European Medicines Agency (EMA), covering all principles and standards to control activities or problems occurring in pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities in order to ensure the safety, efficacy, stability, and uniformity of each batch of products. Advantages of

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Indonesia and Vietnam have great potential in investment and market access development for pharmaceutical and medical devices

The 21st International Medical, Hospital, and Pharmaceutical Exhibition (Medi-Pharm Expo), which was held in Ho

Moderna’s transition after its remarkable success with Covid vaccine

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Current status of cancer and the potential of cancer treatment development in Vietnam

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Merck KGaA vs Merck & Co. (MSD): Which is “the real Merck”?

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Vietnam Ministry of Health encourages dosmetic pharma firms to produce rare medicines

At the Government’s regular press in September, Ms. Nguyen Thi Mi Huong, Deputy Minister of

Vietnam faces the risk of drug shortages in 2023

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Kaizen and Toyota success story

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Abbott and the exclusive Fenofibrate protection story

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Top 10 pharma industry trends in 2022

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Amvipharm – Diverse Health Care Solutions

1. General Introduction to Amvipharm – Global Healthcare Provider Amvipharm Joint Stock Company is a

Fresenius Kabi – Outstanding Infusion Factory in Vietnam

1. General Introduction to Fresenius Kabi Fresenius Kabi is the market leader in Vietnam for

NANOGEN – Pioneering in the development of pharmaceutical biotechnology

1. Overview In 1997, the Nanogen Biopharmaceutical Technology Limited Liability Company was established with the

Boston Pharma – Symbol of strong development

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Hasan – Dermapharm Co. Ltd.

With the ambition of becoming a leading generic drug manufacturer in Vietnam, HASAN – DERMAPHARM

Pharmedic – The first pharmaceutical joint stock company in Vietnam

The company currently holds 163 product registrations with the capacity to manufacture a diverse range

Sanofi Aventis Vietnam Company Limited & Green health journey

Overview Sanofi Aventis Vietnam Company Limited (Sanofi Vietnam) is a member of the Sanofi Group

Korea United Pharm. Int’l (KUP) – Bring Korean Ginseng closer to everyone

Overview Korea United Pharm. Inc. – KUP, was founded in 1987 in Korea and has grown

3/2 Pharmaceutical Company – Cooperating with ZERIA Pharmaceutical Corporation (Japan) and Joining the GMP-EU Race.

Following the acquisition of 49% of the shares in 2015, ZERIA Pharmaceutical Corporation (Japan) increased

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Povidone – A popular binding agent in the pharmaceutical industry

1. Chemical structure Povidone, also known as polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP) or polyvidone, is a water-soluble synthetic

Pregelatinized starch – Improvements in pharmaceutical preparation technology

1. Chemical structure Pregelatinized starch is partially or fully modified starch by chemical and mechanical reactions. The

Colloidal silicon dioxide – A popular lubricant in the pharmaceutical industry

1. Chemical structure Colloidal silicon dioxide (SiO2) (CSD) is a very small particle-sized silica with

Magnesi stearat – A popular lubricant in the pharmaceutical industry

1. Chemical structure Ester of magnesium and stearic acid, derived from plant origin. 2. Pharmaceutical

Croscarmellose sodium – A super disintegrant excipient for the solid dosage forms

1. Chemical structure Croscarmellose sodium (CCS) is a cross-linked polymer of carboxymethyl cellulose sodium. 2.

Crospovidon – A well-known super-disintegrant in the pharmaceutical industry

1. Chemical structure Crospovidone is a cross-linked polymer of PVP, insoluble in water. 2. Pharmacopoeia

Carboxymethylcellulose Calcium – A solubility-enhancing excipient

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Empagliflozin – A potential active for generic drug makers

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Webinar “Quality Management System: Common Issues And Better Solutions”

Many manufacturers in Vietnam face numerous obstacles while developing and improving their pharmaceutical quality systems,

Pharmaceutical companies in Vietnam pursue EU-GMP

EU GMP is a standard of good manufacturing practice for medicines issued by the European

Data Integrity – The achilles heel in pharmaceutical factories

In 2022, many pharmaceutical factories were entangled in data integrity (DI) issues during inspections by

Cleaning validation in pharmaceutical manufacturing

Medicine is of significance for human well-being, thus, the pharmaceutical production process must adhere strictly

Recurrence of quality defects – A serious issue

With the mission of promoting the development of the pharmaceutical industry, SEN Pharma always encourages

Introduction of process validation

What is the process validation? Process validation is the collection of data and documents that

Does the entire batch have to be destroyed if it does not meet pre-defined specifications?

Even if the process is validated, the equipment is qualified, the in-process parameters are controlled,

The need for Nitrosamine risk assessment?

The below video will summarize risk assessment methods for nitrosamines in drug products. Since 2018,

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The Federal Trade Commission warns drugmakers against improper patent filings

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is warning drug companies against improper patent filings, saying that

Circular No. 16/2023/TT-BYT about marketing authorization registration of contract manufactured medicine, medicine of technology transfer in Vietnam

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MHRA warns of new serious side effects of Dupixent®

On November 29, 2022, the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) announced new serious

A FDA-approved product

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A patient instruction for use (IFU) document for human prescription drug and biological products by FDA

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The top 10 highlights in Circular no. 08/2022/TT-BYT on Marketing Authorization of drugs and medicinal ingredients

On September 5th 2022, Mr. Do Xuan Tuyen, Deputy Minister of Health, promulgated the new

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Water for the pharmaceutical industry

In pharmaceutical manufacturing, water plays a crucial role. Water can be a solvent in the

Interlock – An equipment in clean room

The environment is strictly controlled in pharmaceutical manufacturing plants to avoid microbiology and dust. Airlock

Production Batch Record – Part 2: Electronic Batch Record

In the previous post, SEN Pharma pointed out some limitations of paper batch records, which

Blow-Fill-Seal Technology

The drug liquid products have been one of the most popular dosage forms for centuries.

Production Batch Record – Part 1: The limitation of Paper Batch Records

A batch record is a mandatory GMP document in which every factor and action impacting

Multi-tip punches for tablet production

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Nitrosamine in pharmaceuticals

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Potential applications of Raman

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