How drug delivery systems can encourage patient adherence

One of the driving factors in a drug's success is whether patients adhere to their regimens. The more complicated the dosing gets--with food, without food, once a day, three times a day, etc.--the more difficult the process becomes. At PharmExecBlog, Chris Evans of West Pharmaceutical Services and Ed Geiselhart of Insight Product Development discuss the role drug delivery systems play in patient adherence. They recommend that drug delivery devices be designed to encourage and incentivize patients to stay true to their prescriptions, thus allowing them to feel as if they're in control of their disease management. More