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An over-the-counter asthma inhaler is to be banned beginning next year because federal health officials said it produces carbon gas that is harmful to the environment.
CANTON, Mass., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Armstrong Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Devices marketed as "electronic cigarettes" are in reality crude drug delivery systems for refined nicotine, posing unknown risks with little new benefits to smokers, according to tobacco control experts.
WASHINGTON, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Devices marketed as "electronic cigarettes" are in reality crude drug delivery systems for refined nicotine, posing unknown risks with little new benefits to smokers, according to tobacco control experts. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101101/DC86294LOGO) In a "Perspective" published today in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers from the Legacy's Steven A.
People who use a mist inhaler to deliver a drug widely prescribed in more than 55 countries to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may be 52 percent more likely to die, according to this study.
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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