World’s first 3D-printed drug unveiled

3dpills_10243D printing is changing the world: from manufacturing to design, medicine to electronics, the technology has made significant leaps in terms of production. In a significant related development Aprecia Pharmaceuticals has become the first brand in the world to use 3D printing technology to produce a drug called Spritam – a drug meant to treat epilepsy. Not only was the drug successfully printed, it also managed to receive the necessary US FDA approval – and it’s now currently available in the United States.

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