Canadian Packaging

Sticking it to pain

By Canadian Packaging staff   

Design & Innovation Flexibles Bostik Gizmag

First-ever ibuprofen patch delivers pain relief right where it's needed.

A new flexible adhesive polymer custom-designed by the Bostik company can be applied directly to the skin of a patient, allowing the medicine to slowly leech out to the skin at a controlled rate, offering active meds for up to 12 hours.

The full story of the December 8, 2015 article written by Ben Coxworth for can be found HERE.


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