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Current trends on alternative dosage formulations of medicines: lessons from japan

  • At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: MIZUTANI, Hitomi (Koujukai Medical Corporation Mizutani Internal Medicine Clinic)
  • Co-author(s): Hitomi Mizutani: Mizutani Internal Medicine Clinic, Koujukai Medical Corporation, Takamatsu, Japan
    Mariko Colvin: Mizutani Internal Medicine Clinic, Koujukai Medical Corporation, Takamatsu, Japan
    Laurence S C Lok: Mizutani Internal Medicine Clinic, Koujukai Medical Corporation, Takamatsu, Japan
    Takashi Higashiguchi: Mizutani Internal Medicine Clinic, Koujukai Medical Corporation, Takamatsu, Japan
    Shigeki Mizutani: Mizutani Internal Medicine Clinic, Koujukai Medical Corporation, Takamatsu, Japan
  • Abstract:

    Background

    There are currently an estimated 16,000 prescription drugs available on the Japan National Health Insurance Drug List. In an ageing society, however, many of these drugs are not in the optimal formulations that meet the needs of individual, elderly patients. Customising drugs into unique dosage forms appropriate to patient requirements..

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Last update 13 May 2019

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