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Manufacture Small Molecules, Business Practice, Quality & Compliance, Standards & Regulation

Bang the Drum

This article was published in our sister publication, The Small Molecule Manufacturer, which celebrates the field of small molecule drug development and manufacturing with interviews and articles focusing on success stories, equipment, and new processing techniques.

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A recent study claims that up to 60 percent of search engine results for the antibiotic Bactrim (trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole) led to dubious websites and potentially counterfeit medicines (1). Even without the study, people connected to the pharma industry are well aware of the countless websites selling what should be prescription-only medicines. Both small molecule drugs and biologics are affected, but the former typically come in  convenient tablet form, making them easier to replicate and more accessible to consumers.

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Stephanie Sutton

Making great scientific magazines isn’t just about delivering knowledge and high quality content; it’s also about packaging these in the right words to ensure that someone is truly inspired by a topic. My passion is ensuring that our authors’ expertise is presented as a seamless and enjoyable reading experience, whether in print, in digital or on social media. I’ve spent seven years writing and editing features for scientific and manufacturing publications, and in making this content engaging and accessible without sacrificing its scientific integrity. There is nothing better than a magazine with great content that feels great to read.

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