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General healthcare products, equipment and suppliers provide a broad portfolio of products including IT solutions, consumables and filtration devices. It is a broad term that covers a wide range of equipment and services that are used across the healthcare network, including items used in both hospitals and medical surgeries. It includes large machines such as MRI and more

General healthcare products, equipment and suppliers provide a broad portfolio of products including IT solutions, consumables and filtration devices. It is a broad term that covers a wide range of equipment and services that are used across the healthcare network, including items used in both hospitals and medical surgeries. It includes large machines such as MRI and X-Ray machines right down to small, consumable items such as syringes. The following organisations are leading manufacturers and distributors providing high quality products and solutions for the pharmaceutical industry and beyond.

Animal Extract is material extracted from an animal for use in various products within the pharmaceutical industry. These products can vary but a few examples are for use in vaccines, antibiotics, serum and cell culture media. Extractions from animals must comply with Animal Welfare standards and companies must ensure the welfare of animals by adhering strictly to these standards, ensuring they are free from hunger, thirst, fear, pain and disease.

Plant extracts are substances or active with desirable properties that is removed from the tissue of a plant, usually by treating it with a solvent, to be used for a particular purpose. The aromatic principles of many spices, nuts, herbs, fruits and some flowers are marketed as extracts, among the best known of true extracts being almond, cinnamon, cloves, diner, lemon, nutmeg, orange, peppermint, pistachio, rose, spearmint, vanilla, violet and wintergreen. The majority of natural essences are obtained by extracting the essential oil from the blossoms, fruit, roots or the whole plants, through four techniques: Expression: when the oil is very plentiful and easily obtained. Absorption is generally accomplished by steeping in alcohol, as vanilla beans. Maceration is used to create smaller bits of the whole, such as peppermint extract. Distillation is used with maceration, but in many cases it requires expert chemical knowledge.

Prepared drugs refers to drugs intended for human use, presented in their finished dosage form. That being, the drug is set in a specific dosage as prescribed. Examples include tablet form drugs, for example paracetamol is packed into tablet formulation with the correct milligram for the dosage. Another example is an inhaler, in which a pre-set dose can be pumped and only that amount of the drug can be used at once. Another example includes an insulin dose from an epipen, which can be pre-set to the correct amount of insulin before being injected into the patient.

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