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2009-11-12 08:00:00

MIDLOTHIAN, Va., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, PARI Respiratory Equipment launched a newly updated continuing education class, Managing Respiratory Patients Through Efficient Aerosol Delivery, rounding out their free learning program with seven classes for respiratory therapists, nurses, case managers, and pharmacists. The updated class allows participants to self-study online, enabling easier access for caregivers to update their skills and receive necessary credits for maintaining...

2009-10-22 12:19:07

Research to be presented in November at the 2009 American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists Annual Meeting and Exposition Researchers have developed an optimized mouthpiece design to aid efficient drug delivery to the lungs by reducing the amount of medication wasted as it passes through the mouthpiece of an aerosol inhaler. With current inhaler designs, only approximately 10 to 20 percent of asthma medications are delivered to the lungs. And, because the lungs provide a direct and...

2009-09-16 07:10:00

VIENNA, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Teva Respiratory, a division of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (Nasdaq: TEVA), today announced results from an analysis of the cost-effectiveness of three different inhaled corticosteroids (ICSs) in a "real-life" asthmatic population. The study found QVAR(R) (beclomethasone dipropionate HFA), an ICS that is able to effectively treat both large and small airway inflammation, to be on average more effective than CFC-beclomethasone dipropionate (BDP) and...

2009-08-26 10:16:00

KENILWORTH, N.J., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schering-Plough Corporation, (NYSE: SGP), today announced that the European Medicines Agency (EMEA) has validated (accepted for review) the company's Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) for a fixed-dose combination of mometasone furoate and formoterol fumarate for the maintenance treatment of asthma in patients 12 years of age and older. The company also announced today that the EMEA has validated the MAA for nomegestrol acetate...

2009-07-22 15:35:00

KENILWORTH, N.J., July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schering-Plough today announced that a New Drug Application (NDA) for a fixed-dose combination of mometasone furoate and formoterol fumarate has been filed in the United States and accepted for review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Schering-Plough is seeking marketing approval from the FDA of the mometasone furoate/formoterol fumarate combination for the maintenance treatment of asthma in patients 12 years of age and older....

2009-07-21 08:00:00

MIDLOTHIAN, Va., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, PARI Respiratory Equipment was granted a US Patent for its Vortex Holding Chamber, a unique, non-electrostatic, holding chamber with a one piece, dual-valve system that optimizes patient inhalation and exhalation for more efficient medication delivery with a metered dose inhaler (MDI). "While metered dose inhalers offer a quick burst of medication, there are a number of problems delivering an effective dose to patients. These include...

2009-06-30 11:53:00

MIDLOTHIAN, Va., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- In two recent COPD studies sponsored by DEY LP, PARI's LC Plus nebulizer and PRONEB compressors (Ultra and Ultra II) were used to show that nebulized formoterol fumarate (Perforomist, DEY LP, Mylan Inc.) improves pulmonary function. "We are pleased that researchers chose PARI products as the exclusive nebulizer systems for recent studies comparing maintenance treatments for COPD. Sutherland et al. used an open-label crossover design allowing...

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...


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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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