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Blister Pack

A form of packaging for small retail goods that forms fitted bubbles of plastic or aluminum around the individual products. For example, a blister pack forms a plastic cover over the individual pills in a box of medicine. Blister packs and similar packaging have been criticized for wastefulness, particularly because plastic is not biodegradable.
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Specifically, the agency would like comments on the potential public health impact of making fixed-quantity unit-of-use blister packages of certain opioid pain medications available for the treatment of acute pain.
It would seem that getting the medications into the packages would be the primary objective, but sometimes a drug company finds something wrong with a blister package and needs to get their product back Out.
Leading up to the bill, blister packages were highlighted as useful tools to help address both overprescribing of painkillers and their subsequent abuse.
The FDA has advised pharmacists to dispense the anticoagulant medication dabigatran etexilate mesylate (Pradaxa) only in the original manufacturer bottles or blister packages because of concerns about product breakdown, according to a MedWatch statement.
The system is designed to address the dynamics of maintaining cost efficient flow-wrapping uptime performance and assuring individual package quality for cheese, red meat, sausage, bakery products, nuts, dried fruits, coffee, milk powder, sauce and soup powdered mixes, salad, pharmaceutical blister packages, medical device packages, and other oxygen-sensitive products.