Medicine boxes are required to be printed, carefully, as humanity and the law strictly watch all the activities related to the human health and medicine.Particularly the Food & Drugs Authority watches and monitors all the activities of the medicine making and supplying companies. Packing of the medicines in the standardized boxes is a requirement to be fulfilled by themedicine manufacturing companies and are watched by the health &legal authorities. The injections, tablets and syrups must be packed in such medicine boxes which may protect them from the damage during the transition from the whole seller to the retailer and to the end user till they are consumed for the patent.
In addition to the safe transition, the medicine must also be protected from the different external factors which may damage or even make them hazardous to the human health. The dust, dirt, chemical fumes, the smoke, the humidity, other environmental pollutants and even the heat may change the medicines to be poisonous for the human health. Particularly, the scorching heat of the hot summers is the worst enemy of the medicine. So, the best material to protect the medicine from the heat and other external factors is the cardboard. Cardboard is treated as the best absorbent to stop and control the heat from reaching the medicines.
The thick, soft, durable and wet proof cardboard is commonly used to make the boxes for the protection of the medicines. For the more sensitive medicines, the double layered cardboard boxes are used to pack the medicine. The internal layer is typically made with the ribbed cardboard which may be made with the soft and recycles materials.
The medicine boxes are printed with many details, such as, the manufacturing & expiry dates, name & address of manufacturing company and chemical composition of the medicine. For the printing of the medicine boxes, the CMYK basic colors are commonly applied.