In a study 34 patients with rheumatoid arthritis, and a healthy control group, used four types of commonly prescribed inhalers
8,12,26) A 2005 study estimated that over 20% of the $25 billion spent on inhalers
annually in the United States is wasted as a direct consequence of incorrect device handling.
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) (LON: GSK) is facing new competition for its Advair inhaler
after Teva (TLV: TEVA) announced that it would be the first to introduce a competitor, Pharmafile reported on Friday.
First, we aimed to evaluate the feasibility of collecting rescue inhaler
use data in space-time using inhaler
8%) patients had been using inhalers
for <one month, 56(27.
A whole range of healthcare professionals, including doctors and nurses, can help advise on the correct use of an inhaler
THE vast majority of asthmatics could be putting their lives in danger by not using their inhaler
properly, new research has revealed.
is costly for many patients, and so it is important that the medication is used properly.
Asthma UK claims 86% of children have been without their own inhaler
because it was lost, forgotten, broken or had run out.
In October, the Department of Health confirmed that a public consultation would be launched into changing this rule, so inhalers
would be allowed in the first aid kit.
The FDA notes that inhalers
are critical products for persons suffering from asthma or COPD.
have a prominently displayed number such as "100" or '200" -- this may be the strength and not the number of doses which may be mentioned in smaller print elsewhere on the inhaler
, he says.