Nurse Alice on FOX: Printed meds could reinvent the prescription drug industry

Nurse Alice on FOX: Printed meds could reinvent the prescription drug industry

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Although it may be a several years down the road, instead of taking multiple pills – what do you think about combining them all and taking printed medications?
The technique, which was developed at the University of Michigan, can print multiple medications into a single dose on a dissolvable strip, microneedle patch or other dosing device.

The researchers adapted a technology from electronics manufacturing called organic vapor-jet printing.

It has implications for speeding up clinical trials and getting more effective medications to patients sooner as these medications are dissolved and absorbed differently that traditional pills.

 

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Nurse Alice

Nurse Alice is America’s favorite nurse on television. She is a cardiac clinical nurse specialist, ER nurse, and medical health expert. She's appeared Dr Oz Show, Dr Drew, The Doctors, Sister Circle, TV One, FOX, HLN, CNN, KTLA and NBC.

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