Dr. B. Venkateswara Reddy*, P. Ujwala, A. Deepthi
St. Pauls College of Pharmacy, Turkayamjal (V), Hayathnagar (M), Ranga Reddy Dist, A.P-501510
Packaging is designed to contain a product so that it is unable to interact with the environment. Packaging must provide the protection, identification, information against the physical damage, loss of content or ingredients and intrusion of unwanted component of the environment such as water vapour, oxygen and light. An important role of pharmaceutical packaging is to transform the formulation into an attractive and marketable product. So many issues regarding the pharmaceutical product like stability, sale, patient compliance etc are related with the packaging and in regard to this; present review is done on the various advancements in the packaging techniques and selection of packaging material, machinary & labelling.
Keywords: Packaging technologies, Pharmaceutical packaging, Materials, Machinery, Labeling.