dry powder inhaler

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dry powder inhaler (DPI),

a breath-activated device used to deliver a premeasured dose of medication by inhalation.
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dry powder inhaler



An inhaler that administers tiny particles of medication to the airways. Dry powder inhalers are used to treat diseases such as asthma and chronic obstructive lung disease.
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Nokhodchi, "Freeze-dried mannitol for superior pulmonary drug delivery via dry powder inhaler," Pharmaceutical Research, vol.
Pavkov, "Inspiratory flow profiles generated by patients with COPD through the Breezhaler[R] inhaler and other marketed dry powder inhalers," American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, vol.
It has often been observed that the patients already using inhalation devices, very often do not possess the proper technique of inhalation, hence this study was undertaken to find out the correctness of technique in patients already using metered dose inhalers (MDIs) and dry powder inhalers (DPIs) and those having faulty technique were trained to use these devices in proper manner.
Pretreatment values of [FEV.sub.1]/FVC varied between 0.68-0.82%, 0.70-0.83%, 0.66-0.83% and 0.66-0.83% before giving budesonide by nebulizer (week-2), metered dose inhaler (week-3), metered dose inhaler with spacer (week-4) and dry powder inhaler (week-5) respectively.
were unaware that one such product had been upgraded to pregnancy category B, and 84% did not know that the budesonide dry powder inhaler was the one that had been upgraded.
The advent of dry powder inhalers has increased the need for all members of the health care team to be proactive in educating asthma patients on the correct use of these inhalers.
The product Anoro Ellipta is a combination of two bronchodilators in a single dry powder inhaler, the Ellipta.
* Adequate preparation (shaking well for those using a metered dose inhaler [MDI], loading correctly for patients using a dry powder inhaler [DPI])
The results of INLIGHT 2 (Indacaterol: Efficacy Evaluation Using 150 Mcg Doses With COPD Patients-2) indicate that indacaterol administered via single-dose dry powder inhaler will be a good option for maintenance therapy in patients with moderate-to-severe COPD, according to Dr.
The dry powder formulation of Ostabolin-C will be administered using Nektar's convenient, pocket-sized dry powder inhaler. The primary study endpoints are the safety and tolerability of single and repeated doses of inhaled Ostabolin-C.