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in·hale

(in-hāl'),
To draw in the breath.
Synonym(s): inspire

inspire

(ĭn-spīr′)
v.
To inhale.

inspire

See inhale.

in·hale

(in-hāl')
To draw in the breath.
Synonym(s): inspire.

Patient discussion about inspire

Q. How can I know the inhaler is empty? My 8 years-old boy has asthma and he takes steroids with inhaler. Every time it runs out of med we get a prescription for a new one. Is that OK? A friend that her son is treated with similar inhaler told me that towards the end it no longer delivers enough medication. How can I know I should get a new one?

A. Here is a video you may find usefull:
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Q. What are the side effects for the regular asthma inhalers? I am taking an inhaler (non-steroid one) for my asthma and I wanted to know what can be possible side effects to this treatment.

A. Simple inhalers that contain a material that helps with keeping the bronchi not constricted, have side effects that are related to the sympathetic nervous system- such as slight tremor, small increase in heart rate or blood pressure, but these are all in greater risk when taking in a not-inhaled way. Patients must be cautioned against using these medicines too frequently, as with such use their efficacy may decline, producing desensitization resulting in an exacerbation of symptoms which may lead to refractory asthma, meaning that the attack might not be relieved by these medications anymore.

Q. Is a Proventil Inhaler cheaper by you than Secirity Blue? I pay $60. with Security Blue now. Is it cheaper with you for a three months supply ?

A. here is a drug prices comparing site-
http://www.compare-prescription-prices.com/drug/Proventil.htm

but i couldn't find there that other drug you were talking about....is that it's name?

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SLEEP attendees can learn more about Inspire therapy and the recent research results during the following conference presentations in Seattle:
Physicians attending the SLEEP conference and interested in learning more can also visit Inspire Medical Systems at booth #620.
Inspire completed patient enrollment and device implants in its STAR pivotal trial.
Inspire announced the publication of its feasibility study results in the May 2012 edition of the Laryngoscope journal.
The Tampa VA is the first VA hospital to offer Inspire therapy.
Submitted by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and University Hospitals in Cleveland, the paper " Upper-Airway Stimulation for Obstructive Sleep Apnea," showed that implanting Inspire therapy led to a 68 percent reduction in sleep apnea events and significant improvements in quality of life measures.
Inspire therapy is approved to treat a subset of people with moderate to severe OSA who are unable to use CPAP therapy.
Leading medical centers in the United States and Europe now offer Inspire therapy as part of their sleep apnea treatment programs.
In addition, a second paper was published on-line by the European Respiratory Journal, reports on research to define the mechanism on how Inspire therapy works to relieve systems of OSA.
MINNEAPOLIS, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inspire Medical Systems, Inc.
The single external component is a small handheld Inspire sleep remote used to turn the therapy on before bed and off upon waking.
Data from these feasibility studies suggests that Inspire therapy can significantly reduce the burden of OSA in well selected patients," commented Tim Herbert, CEO of Inspire Medical Systems.