Journal of Pharmaceutical Chemistry & Chemical Science

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Mini Review - Journal of Pharmaceutical Chemistry & Chemical Science (2022) Volume 6, Issue 5

Identifying the effects of Pharmaceutical development and manufacture on the environment and human health.

Zhihong Yua*

Department of Entomology, University of California, Davis, One Shields Ave, United States

*Corresponding Author:
Zhihong Yua
Department of Entomology,
University of California, Davis, One Shields Ave,
United States

Received:11-Sep-2022, Manuscript No. AAPCCS-22-80392; Editor assigned: 13-Sep-2022, PreQC No. AAPCCS-22-80392(PQ); Reviewed:28-Sep-2022, QC No. AAPCCS-22-80392; Revised:03-Oct-2022, Manuscript No. AAPCCS-22-80392(R); Published:10-Oct-2022, DOI:10.35841/ aapccs-6.5.123

Citation: Yuan Z. Identifying the effects of Pharmaceutical development and manufacture on the environment and human health. J Pharm Chem Chem Sci 2022;6(5):123


In order to produce highly tailored therapeutic products, the entire pharmaceutical industry urgently needs both cutting-edge technology solutions and fundamental scientific research. It is difficult to manufacture complicated Drug Delivery Systems (DDSs) at commercial scale with the current technologies. The Design of Experiments (DoE) methods and risk management strategies are the first significant aspects of manufacturing sciences that are covered in this review. Computational methods should, if possible, supplement experimental methodologies. Modern methods for modelling mechanistic processes are presented in detail in this regard. Future DDSs can be processed using molecules thanks to the use of materials science technologies. It gives a brief overview of some of the current tools. Furthermore, generic engineering principles are covered, including solutions for process measurement and process control. The review's final section discusses potential manufacturing methods, focusing on continuous processing, in particular hot-melt processing and printing-based technologies


Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, General engineering principles, Quality risk management, Pharmaceutical industry.


The development of processes today presents the pharmaceutical sector with economic and regulatory hurdles. Tools for process modelling can help create industrial processes that are reliable and profitable. The use of these techniques by pharmaceutical businesses, however, has lagged behind that of other manufacturers of speciality chemicals. This is partly brought on by the difficulties in simulating solids-based processes. Although there are now potential to use process modelling techniques, such as flow sheet modelling, in pharmaceutical production processes due to recent developments in the modelling of particle processes [1].

The chemical engineering and pharmaceutical industries have historically lagged behind in developing novel engineering solutions and new chemical engineering principles. A regulatory framework that protected the quality of the finished product and conducted testing of batch-based operations, raw material and end-product characteristics, fixed process conditions, and in-process material oversaw the manufacture of drug products for many years. In the future, additional attention should be devoted to identifying the aspects that should be brought into pharmaceutical education as these key tools of science-based manufacturing are not included in a typical pharmaceutical teaching curriculum. As a result, particular consideration needs to be given to the future development of pharmaceutical engineering components in various educational programs. This educational "step forward" is also necessary to protect the creation of a regulatory framework because a number of new manufacturing sectors are still not widely acknowledged or even fully defined [2].

The application of continuous operations in the pharmaceutical industry requires basic research even if they are clearly defined and already exist in the field of chemical engineering sciences. Real-time release implementation is another crucial idea, which calls for a clever fusion of manufacturing sciences and new ways of thinking in the disciplines of analytical sciences and risk management. Additionally, recent advancements in process validation highlight the necessity of applying QbD thinking [3].

A pharmaceutical quality system must be successful in order to maintain transparency across the whole life cycle of the product. However, present risk communication strategies as well as a selective (and primarily qualitative) use of risk analysis methods in the areas of qualification, validation, service, and maintenance limit QRM in the industrial environment. Additionally, one constraint on modern QRM is the inaccessibility of knowledge that is kept non paper documents, locally stored files, and employees' heads. Additionally, QRM is only utilized in certain areas of manufacturing or development. Integrated life-cycle quality management is mostly absent [4].

Future product and process development environments for the pharmaceutical sector must be more holistic, integrated, and quality- and design-oriented. It is necessary to use workable ideas and solutions for effective data processing and knowledge transfer. It is the duty of academics, business, and regulators to supply them, which necessitates ideas for dealing with a lack of data administration and supplying chances for prospective and retroactive consideration. Ontologies 44, 45 or other knowledge management tools are one potential strategy in this regard [5].


In this analysis, we show how major advancements in recent years have been fueled by modifications to the regulatory landscape and improved collaboration between the pharmaceutical and engineering sciences. Additionally, it has become clearer where there are still gaps in the rational development of pharmaceutical products and the related manufacturing processes. These gaps range from the requirement for more sophisticated PAT tools for specific applications to the necessity of combining molecular, materials, and process models in a comprehensive computational framework. In conclusion, the components needed to produce high-tech pharmaceuticals in the future have been defined, gaps have been found, and the next phase will involve a collaborative effort by academic, industrial, and regulatory professionals to start putting these concepts into effect.


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