Strategies to prevent counterfeiting of drugs07.12.2015
Congratulations on the new contribution regarding the safety of drugs. The approach encodes tablet codings with monodisperse PEGs. Working in a sense of a binary code, several of these PEG polymers can be used to tamper-proof individual charges of tablets and directly contribute to patient safety.
“Reprinted from European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics, Ilko D., Steiger C., et al, Tamper-proof tablets for distinction between counterfeit and originator drugs through PEG coding, [Epub ahead of print], Copyright 2015 November 22, with kind permission from Elsevier.”