Nearly half of all Americans have used one or more prescription drugs in the past three decades. Of all medical visits, over 75% will involve a type of drug therapy. The result of this is some 2.6 billion prescription drugs being ordered or provided during or after physician visits.
As the use of pharmaceuticals has been expanding, so has the method of administration of medications. While tablets or liquids taken by mouth used to be the primary mode of administration, now alternative means are becoming more popular. Medications take orally simply can’t provide the same effectiveness, convenience, or safety of parenteral medications. Among the most rapidly growing modes of pharmaceutical and medical packaging are pre filled syringe pharmaceuticals.
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