Foster Corporation (Putnam, CT) has introduced custom extruded film and rod from drug/polymer blends for implant, patch, and oral drug delivery applications. The company blends polymers with active pharmaceutical ingredients with twin screw extrusion technology in a cGMP clean room environment. Custom blends are provided in pellet form for conversion into shapes used for drug delivery; shapes include film for mucosal and transdermal patches, and rods for implantable drug delivery. Foster now also offers a range of custom film and rod extrusions for these applications.

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