KV's Makena rollercoaster descends with FDA compounding OK; J&J tallies another recall, expansion;

> For now, compounding pharmacies will face no regulatory action for producing cheap versions of KV Pharma's just-approved and high-priced pre-term birth drug, Makena. Story

> Add a one-lot recall of Tylenol 8-Hour caplets to J&J/McNeil's ongoing callback parade; add 718,000 caplets of five other drugs to a previous recall. Story

> The FDA has issued an advisory to drugmakers on the formation of glass Lamellae in Injectables. Advisory

> CMO Almac has invested in two ZED automated inline wallet presses, for plants in Pennsylvania and Craigvon, to speed blister card packing. Story

> Unilife has begun initial production of the Unifill ready-to-fill (prefilled) syringe at its plant in York, PA. Release

> Contract manufacturer Pharma Tech Industries has completed a cleanroom for pouch filling of powder-based products, built to house an Oystar Jones Adjustable Pouch King high-speed unit for packaging and sealing technology. Story

> Contractor AAIPharma has relocated its compendial raw materials testing group to a purpose-built lab at company headquarters in Wilmington, NC, headquarters facility. Release

> Unilife Corp. has begun initial production of the Unifill ready-to-fill syringe at its York, PA, facility. Release

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