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Virginia Commonwealth University

Dry powder inhaler (dpi) designs for producing aerosols with high fine particle fractions

Date/App# patent app List of recent Inhaler-related patents
04/23/15
20150112707
 Interactive respiratory device usage tracking system patent thumbnailnew patent Interactive respiratory device usage tracking system
An inhaler use monitoring system includes a tracker module adaptable to be secured to a variety of inhalers and having an activation sensor for sensing use of the inhaler, an internal memory for storing inhaler data, and a communications component for forwarding the stored usage data to a processor for analyzing the data. The system then provides the user with incentives, e.g., redeemable award points, for usage of the inhaler in a desired manner.
Coherohealth, Llc
04/23/15
20150107589
 Dry powder inhaler (dpi) designs for producing aerosols with high fine particle fractions patent thumbnailnew patent Dry powder inhaler (dpi) designs for producing aerosols with high fine particle fractions
A dry powder inhaler (dpi) device has a flow passage with a three-dimensional (3d) rod array. The rod array includes multiple rows each having multiple unidirectional rods.
Virginia Commonwealth University
04/16/15
20150105345
 Uses of antagonists of hyaluronan signaling patent thumbnailUses of antagonists of hyaluronan signaling
Described herein is the finding that hyaluronan antagonists that inhibit hyaluronan signaling are capable of inhibiting airway inflammation and airway hyperresponsiveness (ahr). The present disclosure provides a method of preventing or reducing ahr in a subject suffering from or at risk for ahr by administering a hyaluronan antagonist.
The Universtiy Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
04/16/15
20150101604
 Nitric oxide generator and inhaler patent thumbnailNitric oxide generator and inhaler
Several embodiments of a nitric oxide inhaler that uses an electrical spark to produce nitric oxide from air, optimized to maximize the production of nitric oxide and minimize the production of nitrogen dioxide through hardware and control system. Further disclosed is a system to control such inhalers..
04/16/15
20150101599
 Inhaler counter patent thumbnailInhaler counter
An inhaler for delivery of a medicament by inhalation is disclosed. The inhaler comprises a dispensing mechanism, the dispensing mechanism being configured to dispense a dose of medicament on actuation.
Astrazeneca Uk Limited
04/09/15
20150100335
 Devices, systems, and methods for adherence monitoring and patient interaction patent thumbnailDevices, systems, and methods for adherence monitoring and patient interaction
Devices, systems, and methods are provided for adherence monitoring and patient interaction. In general, the devices, systems, and methods can facilitate a patient's adherence to a medication schedule and can facilitate monitoring and tracking of the patient's adherence to the medication schedule.
Gecko Health Innovations, Inc
04/09/15
20150100276
 Medication recording apparatus and method patent thumbnailMedication recording apparatus and method
A medication recording apparatus is used for motoring and recording patient's medication. The medication recording apparatus is coupled with a drug inhaler.
National Applied Research Laboratories
04/09/15
20150099916
 Head immobilization device with inhaler,  making same and  using same patent thumbnailHead immobilization device with inhaler, making same and using same
Head and neck radiation therapy for the treatment of cancer or the like is carried out using a mask which comprises a heat-softenable, conformable and perforate plastic sheet and a frame which can be secured to the surface of a treatment table or chair to immobilize the patient's head and neck. An inhaler is placed on the patient's face prior to molding the thermoplastic sheet over the patient's face such that the resulting contoured sheet captures the inhaler and produces a unitary assembly.
04/09/15
20150099726
 Dry powder inhaler patent thumbnailDry powder inhaler
This invention provides a dry powder inhaler comprising: a dry powder medicament comprising fluticasone propionate, salmeterol xinafoate and a lactose carrier; wherein, the delivered dose of salmeterol per actuation is less than 50 μg; and wherein the dose provides a baseline-adjusted fev1 in a patient of more than 150 ml within 30 minutes of receiving the dose. A method of treating a patient includes administering to a patient a dry powder medicament having fluticasone propionate, salmeterol xinafoate and a lactose carrier; wherein, the delivered dose of salmeterol per actuation is less than 50 μg; and wherein the dose provides a baseline-adjusted fev1 in a patient of more than 150 ml within 30 minutes of receiving the dose..
Teva Branded Pharmaceutical Products R&d, Inc.
04/09/15
20150096563
 Inhaler comprising a inner body having an air channel patent thumbnailInhaler comprising a inner body having an air channel
The present invention relates to a dry power inhaler device wherein during administration of the said device (8), the air from the air hole (1) reaches the blister with the direction of the said air inlet channel (9), mixes with the powder medicament, carries the said medicament through the medicament channel within the mouthpiece (3) and administers to the user.. .
Arven Ilac Sanayi Ve Ticaret A.s.
04/09/15
20150096555

Administration a medical spray inhaler and the medical spray inhaler


An administration method for a medical spray inhaler and the medical spray inhaler, which utilizes an inhaling sensing unit to sense an air flow change for generating an inhaling signal after a user inhales by an inhaler body. A control unit is then used to receive the inhaling signal and calculate a delay time.
Kun Shan University
04/02/15
20150092189

Spray analysis system and method


A spray measuring device/system and method can include a device, and the use of the device, that incorporates an actuation device, an illumination device, and a camera that obtains data relative to a spray event via a single exposure of the camera shutter. The actuation device can be configured to actuate a spray device such as a metered dose inhaler to create a spray event.
Innovasystems, Inc.
04/02/15
20150090262

Blister track inhaler device having a separate end path and methods of use thereof


Embodiments of an inhaler device include a housing, a withdrawing assembly disposed within the housing for facilitating withdrawal of medicament from a target blister of a blister strip, the withdrawing assembly including an opening element adapted for opening the target blister of the blister strip while the target blister is positioned in the withdrawing assembly, and a dispensing element adapted for directing the withdrawn medicament toward the exterior of the inhaler device. A blister track is disposed within the housing for guiding each blister of the blister strip to the withdrawing assembly in succession, an advancing mechanism for advancing the blister strip by a predetermined distance each time the advancing mechanism is engaged, and an engaging element for engaging the advancing mechanism to advance the blister strip.
04/02/15
20150090261

Nitric oxide generator and inhaler


Several embodiments of a nitric oxide inhaler that uses an electrical spark to produce nitric oxide from air, optimized to maximize the production of nitric oxide and minimize the production of nitrogen dioxide through hardware and control system. Further disclosed is a system to control such inhalers.
04/02/15
20150090256

Vapor inhaler


A vapor inhaler includes a handle with a battery. A heater is connected to the handle and the heater has heater air intake openings for receiving air.
Esquire Properties Trading Inc.
03/26/15
20150083129

Dry powder inhalator


A dry powder inhaler including a main body, a plurality of individual reservoirs, such as blisters, each containing a single dose of powder, and disposed one behind another on a flexible strip, and an opening mechanism provided for opening an individual reservoir each time the device is actuated. The device includes first a displacement mechanism adapted to displace an individual reservoir to face the opening mechanism before and/or after each actuation, and a second displacement mechanism adapted to displace an individual reservoir against the opening mechanism on each actuation.
Aptar France Sas
03/19/15
20150079185

Method of making particles for use in a pharmaceutical composition


The invention relates to a method for making composite active particles for use in a pharmaceutical composition for pulmonary administration, the method comprising a milling step in which particles of active material are milled in the presence of particles of an additive material which is suitable for the promotion of the dispersal of the composite active particles upon actuation of an inhaler. The invention also relates to compositions for inhalation prepared by the method..
Vectura Limited
03/12/15
20150071969

Levalbuterol salt


Levalbuterol l-tartrate affords crystals possessing properties desirable for use in a metered dose inhaler.. .
Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.
03/12/15
20150068524

System for a drug delivery device


A system comprising an opening aid for opening an inhaler and an inhaler, the opening aid comprising at least one opening member, wherein the inhaler comprises a first and a second exterior part which are connected to one another, wherein the exterior parts are separable by a movement including a relative rotational movement to prepare the inhaler for a dispensing operation, wherein the opening member is configured to be connected to one of the exterior parts in a torque-proof fashion, and wherein the first exterior part is a body comprising a dispensing opening through which a dose of drug can be dispensed from the body and the second exterior part is a cap which is releasably connectable to the body and, when connected to the body, covers the dispensing opening.. .
Sanofi Sa
03/05/15
20150059739

Inhaler spacer


A device for use with an inhaler spacer to improve compliance with a medicament dosage regime. The device comprises a display, detection means for detecting indications of successful inhalations by a patient using an inhaler spacer and a memory storing computer readable instructions.
Central Manchester University Hospitals Nhs Foundation Trust
02/26/15
20150057287

Method of therapeutic administration of dhe to enable rapid relief of migraine while minimizing side effect profile


Pharmaceutical compositions containing dihydroergotamine (dhe) and methods in which dhe is administered to patients for treatment of migraine without side effects or adverse effects are disclosed. Methods for rapid treatment of migraine with dhe are disclosed comprising: dampening the peak plasma concentration (cmax) and slightly delaying the peak such as to avoid activating the dopaminergic and adrenergic receptors, while achieving sufficient active binding to the serotonin receptors to provide relief from migraine symptoms within a timeframe that permits rapid resolution of migraine symptoms.
Map Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
02/26/15
20150053207

Inhaler


An inhaler, preferably for insertion into a nostril, in particular a horse's nostril, with an inhalation valve, which has a movable valve element, whereby the valve element is designed in an annular manner and has an outer edge and an inner edge, whereby the valve element is fastened at the outer edge, the inner edge forms the boundary of an indentation of the valve element, and the inhalation valve has a valve body seat that corresponds to the inner edge.. .
Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Gmbh
02/26/15
20150053203

Inhaler


This invention relates to an inhaler with a respiration indicator, whereby the inhaler has a chamber wall forming a chamber and a dispensing device for fluidic connection of the chamber to a bodily opening, preferably a nostril, whereby the respiration indicator has a wall section of the chamber wall or is formed in this way, whereby the wall section is designed to indicate a respiratory activity by deformation and/or movement.. .
Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Gmbh
02/26/15
20150053202

Inhaler


An inhaler, preferably for insertion into a nostril, in particular a horse's nostril, with a pressure generator, which has a tensioning device for the drive, and with a tensioning mechanism for tensioning the tensioning device, whereby the tensioning mechanism has a lever gear for tensioning the tensioning device.. .
Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Gmbh
02/26/15
20150052977

Apparatus, measuring resistance of an inhaler


An apparatus, a closed-loop system and method for measuring the resistance of inhalation systems and/or devices are disclosed.. .
Mannkind Corporation
02/19/15
20150050350

Pharmaceutical formulations for dry powder inhalers


A powder for use in a dry powder inhaler comprises: i) a fraction of fine particle size constituted by a mixture of physiologically acceptable excipient and an additive; ii) a fraction of coarse particles; and iii) at least one active ingredient. The powder is suitable for efficacious delivery of active ingredients into the low respiratory tract of patients suffering from pulmonary diseases such as asthma.
Vectura Limited
02/12/15
20150045295

Dry powder inhaler and system for drug delivery


A breath-powered, dry powder inhaler, a cartridge, and a pulmonary drug delivery system are provided. The dry powder inhaler can be provided with or without a unit dose cartridge for using with the inhaler.
Mannkind Corporation
02/12/15
20150040901

Medicament delivery devices


A medicament delivery device (1) comprises an actuation mechanism by successive operation of which a predetermined number of unit doses of medicament can be dispensed. The device includes a locking mechanism for preventing further operation of the actuation mechanism after dispensing of said predetermined number of unit doses.
Innovata Biomed Limited
02/12/15
20150040899

Compact self-contained automated mdi adapters or units for ventilators


A portable unit for providing automated delivery of medication to a ventilator circuit that runs between a mechanical ventilator and a patient is provided. The portable unit includes: a housing configured to releasably hold an inhaler containing the medication, wherein the inhaler is in fluid communication with the ventilator circuit; an actuator at least partially in the housing and in communication with the inhaler to deliver medication from the inhaler to the ventilator circuit for a respective patient; a controller programmed to control an amount and/or frequency of medication delivery from the inhaler to the ventilator circuit for a respective patient, the controller configured to actuate the actuator to deliver the medication from the inhaler to the ventilator circuit at the programmed amount and/or frequency; and a display for displaying the amount and/or frequency of medication delivery and an amount of medication remaining in the inhaler, wherein the display is dynamically updated by the controller.
Idtx Systems, Inc.
02/12/15
20150040891

Pulsating inhaler and a treating upper respiratory disorders


A pulsating inhaler comprising: (a) a fluid oscillator providing focused fluid columns with a series of alternating high and low pressure zones and (b) at least one outlet orifice adapted for delivering said focused fluid column to the respiratory tract of said patient. The fluid oscillator further comprises a piston which is actuated by a motor with an eccentric mechanism.
Respinova Ltd.
02/05/15
20150034087

Low dose pharmaceutical composition comprising zanamivir


The present invention provides a pharmaceutical composition comprising a low dose of zanamivir and a process for preparing the pharmaceutical composition comprising a low dose of zanamivir. The pharmaceutical composition comprising a low dose zanamivir may be used in the treatment and/or prophylaxis of influenza.
Cipla Limited
02/05/15
20150034077

Pulse drug nebulization system, formulations therefore, and methods of use


Liquid nebulizer apparatus, systems, and formulation compositions, as well as systems for the nebulized, aerosol delivery of such compositions, for the administration and insufflation of medicinal aerosols into the pulmonary system of a mammal are described. The nebulizing apparatus and system can effectively aerosolize a variety of viscosities of medicinal liquid drug carriers, including those made up of oil, water, or emulsions of oil and water.
Board Of Regents, The University Of Texas System
01/22/15
20150020806

Dry powder inhaler for delivering multipe agglomerate formulations


Various embodiments provide drug products and dry powder inhalers. With various embodiments of the present invention, a de-agglomeration chamber and by-pass channel are provided which allow for various de-agglomerating capabilities for dry powder dispensers..
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
01/22/15
20150020798

Inhaler


An inhaler for delivery of a medicament by inhalation is disclosed. The inhaler comprises a dose counting mechanism comprising a counter.
01/15/15
20150017247

Compositions for pulmonary delivery of long-acting b2 adrenergic receptor agonists and associated methods and systems


Compositions, methods and systems are provided for pulmonary delivery of long-acting muscarinic antagonists and long-acting β2 adrenergic receptor agonists via a metered dose inhaler. In particular embodiments, the compositions include a suspension medium, active agent particles, and suspending particles, in which the active agent particles and suspending particles form a co-suspension within the suspension medium..
Pearl Therapeutics, Inc.
01/15/15
20150017104

Compositions, methods & systems for respiratory delivery of two or more active agents


Compositions, methods and systems are provided for pulmonary or nasal delivery of two or more active agents via a metered dose inhaler. In one embodiment, the compositions include a suspension medium, active agent particles, and suspending particles, in which the active agent particles and suspending particles form a co-suspension within the suspension medium..
Pearl Therapeutics, Inc.
01/15/15
20150013703

Carbon heat source and flavor inhaler


A carbon heat source (10) is equipped with: a cylindrical section (11) provided with a cavity (11a) through which there is ventilation communication in the longitudinal axis direction (l) of the carbon heat source (10); and an ignition end (12) which is provided further to the ignition side of the carbon heat source (10) than the cylindrical section (11). Therein, a groove (12a) which connects with the cavity (11a) is formed on the end surface (e) of the ignition side of the ignition end (12)..
Japan Tobacco Inc.
12/25/14
20140378501

Scopolamine for the treatment of depression and anxiety


Provided are methods and compositions for the treatment of depression and anxiety. The compositions contain scopolamine, or an analog thereof, and can optionally include one or more psychoactive agents.
The Governmen Of The United States Of America, As Represented By Secretary, Department Of Health And
12/25/14
20140377357

Poloxamer based inhalation composition


An inhalation composition for the treatment of bacteria related diseases is provided. The disclosed composition may include a mixture of three or more api(s) and a micronized poloxamer composition.
Professional Compounding Centers Of America
12/25/14
20140377356

Inhalation composition for treating respiratory tract infections


An inhalation composition for the treatment of bacteria related diseases in the respiratory tract is provided. The inhalation composition may include a mixture of levofloxacin, betamethasone, and a micronized poloxamer composition (excipient/solubilizer).
Professional Compounding Centers Of America (pcca)
12/25/14
20140377355

Levofloxacin inhalation composition


An antibiotic inhalation composition for the treatment of bacteria related diseases in the respiratory tract is provided. The antibiotic inhalation composition may include a mixture of levofloxacin and a micronized poloxamer composition (excipient/solubilizer).
Professional Compounding Centers Of America
12/25/14
20140377190

Compositions, methods and systems for respiratory delivery of two or more active agents


Compositions, methods and systems are provided for pulmonary or nasal delivery of two or more active agents via a metered dose inhaler. In one embodiment, the compositions include a suspension medium, active agent particles, and suspending particles, in which the active agent particles and suspending particles form a co-suspension within the suspension medium..
Pearl Therapeutics, Inc.
12/25/14
20140373839

Inhaler


A passive inhaler for delivery of a powder-form inhalation formulation from a blister strip with a plurality of blister pockets is proposed. The inhaler comprises an impaction element onto which the air stream can impact together with entrained inhalation formulation for better deagglomeration.
Boehringer Ingelheim Gmbh
12/25/14
20140373832

Inhaler comprising a tiotropium-containing-composition


This invention relates to a pressurised metered dose inhaler comprising a canister, wherein the canister contains a formulation comprising a tiotropium salt and an hfa propellant, wherein the inhaler is an inhalation-actuated inhaler.. .
Teva Branded Pharmaceutical Products R&d, Inc.
12/18/14
20140366901

Paper tube and flavor inhaler


Provided is a paper tube that can be used in a flavor-suctioning tool. A paper tube (1) of a single layer of a thick paper is formed into a hollow cylinder shape by rolling a rectangular thick paper (2) into a cylindrical shape thereby forming an overlapped part (2wr) where two edges overlap, and by adhering the two edges to one another at the overlapped part (2wr).
Japan Tobacco Inc.
12/11/14
20140363384

Combination therapy for copd


Aerosol formulations comprising glycopyrronium chloride in combination with formoterol may be administered by means of a pressurized metered dose inhaler (pmdi) for the prevention or treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The formulation further comprises a hfa propellant, a co-solvent, and an amount of inorganic acid sufficient to stabilize both the glycopyrronium chloride and the formoterol components.
11/20/14
20140342002

Particulate materials


Embodiments of the invention relate to particles of active substances, methods for preparing the particles, formulations containing the particles, and metered dose inhalers containing such particles or formulations. In one embodiment, a composition of an aerosol formulation is provided and contains a particulate active substance of non-micronized, solid particles having a mass median aerodynamic diameter of less than 10 μm suspended in a hydrofluorocarbon fluid vehicle at a concentration within a range from about 0.2% w/v to about 5% w/v.
11/20/14
20140339213

Led torch


An led torch includes a hand-held housing, an led illumination unit, an inhaler arrangement, and an inhaler control unit. The hand-held housing has an inhaler end, an opposed treatment end, and a treatment cavity.
11/13/14
20140331994

System comprising a nebulizer and a packaging


A system comprising a nebulizer, in particular inhaler, having a pre-installed container is proposed. The system comprises a packaging preventing fluidic connection or opening of the container in a delivery state of the nebulizer..
10/30/14
20140318534

Metered dose inhaler applicator


A metered dose inhaler (“mdi”) applicator is disclosed that includes a carrier, a housing, an adjuster and a lever. The carrier defines an aperture configured to receive a boot of a mdi.
10/30/14
20140318533

Liquid dispensing and methods for dispensing liquids


A dispenser for supplying a metered volume of a liquid medicament to an aerosolizing device. The dispenser may include a container having a proximal end and a distal end, wherein the container is configured to store a volume of liquid medicament.
10/23/14
20140314684

Medicinal aerosol formulations


The present invention provides a process for making a stabilized medical aerosol suspension formulation for administration by a pressurized metered dose inhaler.. .
10/09/14
20140302151

Methods and compositions for treating pain


Methods and compositions for treating pain are disclosed. The compositions are based on dry powders comprising microparticles of diketopiperazines and an analgesic active agent.
10/09/14
20140299128

Manufacture of medicinal aerosol canisters


The present invention relates to methods of making medicinal aerosol canisters (10), in particular metered dose canisters (10), comprising aerosol formulation comprising medicament particles suspended in liquid propellant, for example for delivery by pulmonary or nasal inhalation as well as medicinal dispensers (100) including such canisters (10), such as metered dose medicinal dispenser in particular pressurized metered dose inhalers, wherein the liquid propellant in some embodiments contains hfa 134a and/or hfa 227, and the propellant component is subjected to one or more ultrasonic probes.. .
10/09/14
20140299125

Inhaler


The present disclosure relates to an inhaler component for producing a steam/air mixture or/and condensation aerosol in an intermittent and inhalation- or pull-synchronous manner, the inhaler component including: a housing; a chamber arranged in the housing; an air inlet opening for the supply of air from the surroundings to the chamber; an electrical heating element for evaporating a portion of a liquid material; and a wick having a capillary structure, which wick forms a composite structure with the heating element and automatically supplies the heating element with fresh liquid material after evaporation.. .


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