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2008-10-22 12:00:51

MIDLOTHIAN, Va., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- At CHEST 2008, PARI Respiratory Equipment will present a comparative study of three commercially available, breath-enhanced nebulizers and their in-vitro performance and delivery efficiency of budesonide inhalation suspension (Pulmicort Respules, AstraZeneca). "Our goal in testing various breath-enhanced nebulizers is to help clinicians consider respirable drug delivery rate to ensure patients receive clinically effective doses," said Lisa Cambridge,...

2008-10-01 06:00:29

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/45fffb/delivering_drugs_b) has announced the addition of the "Delivering Drugs by Inhalation - Emerging Therapeutic Opportunities" report to their offering. Advances in drug formulation and inhalation device design are creating new opportunities for inhaled drug delivery as an alternative to oral and parenteral delivery methods. Much of the interest in pulmonary delivery of systemic drug therapies is focused on chronic...

2008-09-24 12:00:12

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries has announced that the FDA has approved ProAir HFA inhalation aerosol for use in patients as young as four years of age. Previously, ProAir HFA had been indicated for use in patients aged 12 and older. In clinical studies, ProAir HFA, the albuterol sulfate inhaler, exhibited significant bronchodilator efficacy in pediatric asthmatics aged four to 11 years. According to the company, ProAir HFA provides physicians with a treatment option to help relieve...

2008-09-09 12:00:42

Sepracor, a research-based pharmaceutical company, has announced that Alvesco HFA inhalation aerosol metered-dose inhaler is now available by prescription in the US. Alvesco HFA is a new inhaled corticosteroid indicated for maintenance treatment of asthma as prophylactic therapy in adult and adolescent patients 12 years of age and older. This asthma treatment is available in 80mcg/actuation and 160mcg/actuation dosage strengths. Adrian Adams, president and CEO of Sepracor, said: "Our...

2008-09-08 18:00:09

Sepracor Inc. (Nasdaq: SEPR) today announced that ALVESCO HFA Inhalation Aerosol MDI (metered-dose inhaler) is now available by prescription in the U.S. ALVESCO HFA is a new inhaled corticosteroid indicated for maintenance treatment of asthma as prophylactic therapy in adult and adolescent patients 12 years of age and older. This asthma treatment is available in 80 mcg/actuation and 160 mcg/actuation dosage strengths. "We believe that ALVESCO HFA is an excellent fit with our portfolio of...

2008-09-05 12:00:09

MIDLOTHIAN, Va., Sept. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, September 6, PARI Respiratory Equipment will be featured on the Oxygen Network show Today's Family as part of their "Breathe Easier" series. PARI is highlighted as a leading medical device company that provides patients, such as COPD sufferers, with effective nebulizers and compressors that deliver needed medications directly to the lungs. "Our vision is to improve the lives of those affected by respiratory diseases and those who care...

2008-08-27 00:00:15

By >Leo Smith/Staff Writer This can be a stressful time for children, as they leave summer behind and head back to school. For kids with asthma, the transition can be even more challenging. According to the American Lung Association, nearly 11 percent of U.S. children starting school in the fall have asthma, a lung condition that accounts for nearly 13 million classroom days missed annually. The ALA has compiled a checklist to help parents and their children with asthma prepare for...

2008-08-19 15:01:22

MUMBAI, India and BALTIMORE, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Lupin Ltd. announced today that the Company has entered into a multi-year promotion and marketing agreement for the AeroChamber Plus(R) line of products with Forest Laboratories, Inc. Under the terms of the agreement, Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc., USA, will use its 50 person sales force to promote the product to pediatricians. AeroChamber Plus(R) is a Valved Holding Chamber (VHC) device that is used with metered dose inhalers to improve...

2008-08-06 09:00:11

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Heather Grzelka of the American Lung Association, +1- 202-715-3450, hgrzelka@lungusadc.org --Your Childs Inhaler May Soon be Unavailable at Your Local Pharmacy-- --American Lung Association Recommends Parents Take Seven Simple Steps to Ready Kids with Asthma for School-- WASHINGTON, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 11% of children headed back to school this fall have asthma. Annually, school aged children with asthma miss just under 13 million...

2008-08-05 18:00:09

ALMOST one in five people get confused when taking their prescription medicines correctly, a survey has found. Common problems uncovered by Lloyds Pharmacy include misreading medicine labels and not understanding the instructions, leading to patients taking either the wrong dose or at the wrong time of day. Almost 1.8 million people say they have suffered an adverse reaction as a result of taking medicines wrongly. Researchers found that more than 2.7 million people admitted to...


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Nicotine Replacement Therapy
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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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