Strategies to Maximize Batch Yields in Aseptic Manufacturing: High Value Actives

Advances in drug and biologics discovery have allowed the development of increasingly sophisticated and highly targeted therapeutics. The active ingredients, whether small molecules or biologics, have become increasingly complex and costly to manufacture. Because of the physical properties of most biologics, the route of administration is typically parenteral and therefore it is imperative that manufacturers of sterile drug product develop strategies to maximize their yields and minimize losses throughout the finished product production process. Here are a number of considerations: