IDAAM Publications

Volume 1

January-March 2023

3D printing in pharmaceuticals: A review

Swarupa Narayan Shirke, Jameel Ahmed S Mulla, Pratiksha Vilas Chavan


Many technologies are evolving to induce this paradigm change from traditional to personalized treatment, with three-dimensional (3D) printing being the most important. Due of its possible benefits over personalizing medications in individually tailored doses, the applications of 3D printing technology in medication conveyance system has exploded in recent years. 3D printing is the technique of building a three-dimensional item layers upon layers with the help of computer software. The ability of 3D printing drugs as an effective technique for achieving customized precision medicines and various 3D printing techniques was highlighted in this review article. Also various challenges are identified that must be overcome in order for this technology to succeed in customized medicine.

Keywords: Three-dimensional Printing, 3D Printing Technology, Computer-aided Designs, Fused Deposition Modeling, Stereolithography