Biotech Primer Institute

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

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40 minutes | Assessment: 20 minutes
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Pharmaceutical Manufacturing  defines and describes small molecule drugs and their synthesis. Key discussion topics include variations in drug formulation; case studies related to drug counterfeiting and contamination; and measures taken to prevent drug tampering. Integrate your understanding of key points in the supply chain.

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Overview
At the end of this section you will be able to:
1. Define small molecule
2. Identify the key steps in pharmaceutical manufacturing

Chemical Synthesis
At the end of this section you will be able to:
1. Define active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) and excipient
2. Compare and contrast linear organic synthesis and convergent organic synthesis
3. Define enantiomer and how they are used to produce small molecule drugs

API Purification
At the end of this section you will be able to:
1. Explain small drug molecules purification methods- crystallization, distillation and column chromatography
2. Understand how FDA and ICH production and supplier validation ensures manufacturing quality control

Formulation
At the end of this section you will be able to:
1. Compare and contrast the four most common pharmaceutical formulations – tablets, capsules, suspensions and emulsions

Packaging
At the end of this section you will be able to:
1. Understand pharmaceutical packaging regulations
2. Identify major anti-counterfeiting measures
3. Explain the small molecule supply chain, including cold chain management and shipping validation

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    Slide audio stopped mid-slide for Counterfeit Production slide. I was unable to hear the entire slide. Course was very informative and a good overview of the manufacturing process.

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