3D Printing and…Pills?

Unsurprisingly, the application of 3D printing continues to take new leaps forward. The US Food and Drug Administration has approved the world’s first 3D printed pill, which is set to launch in early 2016. Known as Spritam, this pill was developed to control epileptic seizures. Aprecia Pharmaceuticals, the mastermind behind Spritam, is also looking to develop other 3D printed medicines. Each 3D printed tablet holds 1000 milligrams of the drug. Just as it refined prosthetics, 3D printing will likely end up leaving huge impacts in the rest of the medical industry.


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