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2009-05-20 14:26:00

Positive Results Based on New DSCG Formulation & eFlow Technology Delivery MUNICH and MONTEREY, Calif., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, Swiss researchers presented positive data from an ongoing Phase II clinical study at the American Thoracic Society (ATS) International Conference that compared PARI Pharma's inhaled IsoCrom, an isotonic 1% disodium cromoglycate (DSCG) solution, to inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) in 28 children with atopic asthma. Results showed decreases in mean asthma...

2009-05-14 08:00:00

NAPA, Calif., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Dey, L.P., a subsidiary of Mylan Inc. (NYSE: MYL), announced today that data from two presentations highlighting the use of Perforomist(R) (formoterol fumarate) Inhalation Solution will be featured in poster format at the International Conference of the American Thoracic Society on May 19, 2009 in San Diego. In one analysis, use of Perforomist Inhalation Solution, when added to maintenance tiotropium, resulted in improved pulmonary function, dyspnea...

2009-05-05 08:45:00

NORTH WALES, Pa., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of World Asthma Day, May 5, 2009, Teva Respiratory has extended its partnership with Direct Relief International, a nonprofit humanitarian medical relief organization, to donate thousands of units of QVAR(R) (Beclomethasone HFA), an Inhaled Corticosteroid (ICS) to its Charitable Medicine Access Program. Direct Relief will distribute the medication to economically disadvantaged and uninsured patients through the National Association of...

2009-04-09 09:05:28

Doctors who really want to help their patients kick the habit need to get aggressive. That's the take home message from two studies on smoking cessation. The first involved 750 people who smoked at least 10 cigarettes a day. Researchers randomized the smokers to three groups: one received a nicotine patch or bupropion, a drug to ease withdrawal symptoms; a second received one of the stop smoking aides plus up to two phone calls from counselors trained to help people quit; the third received a...

2009-03-30 08:00:00

MIDLOTHIAN, Va., March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- PARI Respiratory Equipment's LC Sprint reusable nebulizer and TREK S portable compressor were both used in the filming of the final episode of "ER" that will air Thursday at 9pm on NBC. Numerous stars are reprising roles for the final season of "ER," including George Clooney and Julianna Margulies, so the return of PARI products goes hand in hand - as PARI nebulizers have been used on the show to highlight treatments for a variety of respiratory...

2009-02-10 07:30:00

MIDLOTHIAN, Va., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, PARI Respiratory Equipment launched two updated continuing education classes, rounding out their free learning program with seven classes for respiratory therapists, nurses, case managers, and pharmacists. The classes are designed as group programs that are pre-approved for continuing education units by the Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC), American Association of Respiratory Care (AARC), Florida State Board of Nursing, and the...

2009-01-06 08:42:00

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J. and AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- MicroDose Technologies, Inc. (MicroDose) and Nexus6 today announced that they have entered into a collaboration to investigate the application of Nexus6's SmartinhalerLive(TM) technology with MicroDose's next generation electronic dry powder inhaler (DPI). Under the terms of the agreement, MicroDose will fund the development of prototypes based upon MicroDose's inhaler platform and incorporating Nexus6's...

2008-12-31 15:10:43

Wal-Mart has announced it will carry an environmentally friendly albuterol rescue inhaler starting at $9, company officials in Bentonville, Ark., said. The ReliOn Ventolin HFA inhalers, sold exclusively at Wal-Mart -- but not available in North Dakota -- will ease the transition as asthma sufferers are forced to replace their CFC-powered inhalers with new HFA inhalers in the new year to comply with a U.S. Food and Drug Administration mandate. While some HFA inhalers may sell for as much as...

2008-12-03 08:14:00

FAIRFAX, Va., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA) announced today that a new Web-based video geared to help people successfully manage the transition from CFC albuterol inhalers to HFA inhalers is now available at its Web site, www.breatherville.org. Smart Moves to an HFA Inhaler uses technology that allows viewers to ask questions in everyday language and immediately receive a response with relevant, highly focused answers. Users...

2008-12-03 10:40:01

The widespread problem of children failing to take their medication for a range of life-threatening illnesses is to be tackled as part of a new university research project.The 21-month study involving health specialists at The University of Nottingham and The University of Leicester will draw on the experiences of school children with asthma, diabetes, congenital heart disease and epilepsy to learn about the barriers that prevent them from taking medicines prescribed for them.Funded with...


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Nicotine Replacement Therapy
2013-03-04 16:06:28

Nicotine replacement therapy is the administration of nicotine by other means than smoking. This change in the way nicotine is delivered prevents the harmful effects of smoking and is usually used in smoking cessation. Types Nicotine replacement therapy can be administered in several forms. The type used depends on the patient and what fits into their lifestyle best. The forms available include: Nicotine patches – transdermal (through the skin) Nicotine gum – orally (through the...

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