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 Inhaler mouthpiece patent thumbnailnew patent Inhaler mouthpiece
An improved metered dose inhaler may be provided. The improved inhaler may have a mouthpiece designed for improved medicine delivery.

 Inhaler patent thumbnailnew patent Inhaler
An insert which can be inserted into an inhaler, particularly for a horse has a reservoir for a medicament preparation held under excess pressure and a valve. The insert also has a nebulizer that is held directly on the reservoir and a discharge nozzle, associated with the nebulizer and fluidically connected to the valve, for forming an aerosol with the medicament preparation..
Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Gmbh


 Actuator and nose piece for a nasal inhaler patent thumbnailActuator and nose piece for a nasal inhaler
The present invention provides an actuator (10) for a nasal inhaler (5). The actuator comprises an elongate body (15) comprising a canister opening (11), a nose piece (30) adapted for nasal delivery of a medicament, and fixing means for fixing the nose piece to the elongate body (15).
3m Innovative Properties Company


 Airflow adaptor for a breath-actuated dry powder inhaler patent thumbnailAirflow adaptor for a breath-actuated dry powder inhaler
An airflow adaptor for a breath-actuated dry powder inhaler. The airflow adaptor includes a conduit having a proximal end and a distal end, wherein the proximal end allows fluid communication from a deagglomerator outlet port to the distal end of the conduit, and wherein the airflow adaptor further includes provisions for allowing air to flow from a proximal end of the adaptor to a distal end of the adaptor independently of the airflow in the conduit when a breath induced low pressure is applied to the distal end of the airflow adaptor..
Norton Healthcare Limited


 Dose counter with lockout mechanism patent thumbnailDose counter with lockout mechanism
A medicament dispenser, in particular a metered dose inhaler, which is able to count the number of time the dispenser is activated and then disable the device, which then prevents any additional medicament from being dispensed. Additional embodiments include a medicament dispenser which are adapted to display either the number of activations that have occurred or the number of activations remaining..
Map Pharmaceuticals, Inc.


 Dose counters for inhalers, inhalers and methods of assembly thereof patent thumbnailDose counters for inhalers, inhalers and methods of assembly thereof
A tape system for a dose counter for an inhaler, the tape system having a main elongate tape structure, dosing indicia located on the main elongate tape structure, tape positioning indicia located on the main elongate tape structure, a tape size marker located on the main elongate tape structure indicating a number of dosing indicia on the tape, and priming indicia located on the main elongate tape structure, the priming indicia being located between the dosing indicia and one end of the tape.. .
Teva Pharmaceuticals Ireland


 Releasable monitor with optical dose counter for a medicament inhaler patent thumbnailReleasable monitor with optical dose counter for a medicament inhaler
Some embodiments are directed to a device for monitoring patient usage of a medicament inhaler. The medicament inhaler can be configured to deliver doses of medicament, and can include parts which move during the dispensing of a dose of medicament.
Adherium (nz) Limited


 Pharmaceutical compositions patent thumbnailPharmaceutical compositions
A pharmaceutical solution for a medication delivery apparatus, especially a metered dose inhaler, is described. The pharmaceutical solution comprises: (a) a liquefied propellant component consisting essentially of and preferably consisting entirely of 1,1-difluoroethane (r-152a); (b) ethanol; and (c) a drug component dissolved in the propellant/ethanol mixture consisting of at least one drug selected from the group consisting of beclomethasone dipropionate (bdp) and fluticasone propionate (fp)..
Mexichem Amanco Holdings S.a. De C.v.


 Inhaler patent thumbnailInhaler
An inhaler comprising a reservoir of an inhalable composition with an outlet at one end through which the inhalable composition is discharged. A non-metered breath-activated valve is provided between the one end and the reservoir, the breath-activated valve comprising a flow path extending from the reservoir to the outlet end.
Kind Consumer Limited


 Dose counter for inhaler having an anti-reverse rotation actuator patent thumbnailDose counter for inhaler having an anti-reverse rotation actuator
An inhaler includes a main body having a canister housing, a medicament canister retained in a central outlet port of the canister housing, and a dose counter having an actuation member for operation by movement of the medicament canister. The canister housing has an inner wall, and a first inner wall canister support formation extending inwardly from a main surface of the inner wall.
Teva Pharmaceuticals Ireland


Dose counter for inhaler having a bore and shaft arrangement

A dose counter for an inhaler, the dose counter having a display tape arranged to be incrementally driven from a tape stock bobbin onto an incremental tape take-up drive shaft, the bobbin having an internal bore supported by and for rotation about a support shaft, at least one of the bore and support shaft having a protrusion which is resiliently biased into frictional engagement with the other of the bore and support shaft with longitudinally extending mutual frictional interaction.. .
Teva Pharmaceuticals Ireland

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.

Dose counter for inhaler having an anti-reverse rotation actuator

A dose counter for an inhaler includes a counter display arranged to indicate dosage information, and a drive system arranged to move the counter display incrementally in a first direction from a first station to a second station in response to actuation input. A regulator is provided which is arranged to act upon the counter display at the first station to regulate motion of the counter display at the first station to incremental movements..
Teva Pharmaceuticals Ireland

Inhaler

An inhaler device comprising: a housing, a base plate covering the housing, a medicament holder integrated with the base plate, a mouthpiece sitting over the base plate, a lid which covers the mouthpiece, at least one piercing element, an actuating member, a spring, wherein the inhaler device is a two hinge system wherein the base plate is joined to hinge; the mouthpiece and the lid are joined to the hinge.. .
Lupin Limited

Mouthpiece for an inhaler device

Mouthpiece (1) for an inhaler device having an inlet, which is connectable to an inhaler device, an outlet and a holding device (2).. .
Pari Gmbh

Nasal inhaler band

A nasal inhaler band comprising a strip of air-permeable material to be worn under the nose, whereby such strip holds a vapor-releasing material which releases vapors to a user's nasal openings. Such nasal inhaler band can be worn quasi-permanently by patients, to relieve symptoms of restricted nasal patency or symptoms of air hunger (dyspnea)..

Levalbuterol salt

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

Oral inhaler mixer system and method

An add-on holding chamber for an inhaler mixer system has a holding chamber, mouthpiece, and attachment interface is coupled to the mouth inlet of the prior art inhaler, to provide a better mixing efficiency. The chemical from the medicament canister is sprayed into the air inlet side of the prior art inhaler, which enters the holding chamber, and as the user sucks onto the mouthpiece of the add-on holding chamber, air flows into the holding chamber (via inlets in the holding chamber which operate to move more air and/or vortex additional air) towards the air inlet side of the prior art inhaler.

Device for opening capsules

A device for providing a medicament from capsules, where the device is integrated into an inhaler and comprises a capsule receiver comprising a capsule chamber, which extends along a first direction (x) in the manner of a tube and in which a capsule can be arranged, and a puncture device for opening the capsules, where the puncture device is arranged in a second direction (y) radial to the capsule chamber, the puncture device having at least one needle which is moveable in sections into the capsule chamber in the second direction (y) by means of an actuating button. A respective rear portion of the at least one needle of the puncture device is received in part in a needle receiver.
Gerresheimer Regensburg Gmbh

Hookah smoking device

A hookah smoking device includes a loading unit, a filtering unit, and a connecting mechanism. The connecting mechanism includes at least one first connecting unit provided at the loading unit and at least one second connecting unit provided at the filtering unit, wherein the first connecting unit and the second connecting unit are magnetically coupled with each other to detachably couple the loading unit at the filtering unit.
Nignbo Hookah Artware Co., Ltd.

Rescue inhaler

A portable rescue inhaler having a first canister containing a gas mixture of helium, oxygen, and nitrogen, and having a second canister containing an aerosolized medicine. The gas mixture of helium, oxygen, and nitrogen contained in the first canister has a density slightly lower than the density of atmospheric air.

Drug delivery inhaler devices

An adapter for fitting to a drug delivery device, the adapter including: an outlet for communication with the mouth of a patient; an air flow path through the adapter along which air is drawn to the outlet by inhalation by the patient; an inlet adapted for connection to a mouthpiece of said drug delivery device; and an air flow rate indicator operable to indicate when the air flow rate along the air flow path is at or above a predetermined minimum level suitable for delivery of the drug to the patient. A drug delivery device having, in its body, an air flow rate indicator operable to indicate when the air flow rate along the air flow path is at or above a predetermined minimum level suitable for delivery of the drug to the patient..
Clement Clarke International Ltd.

Pressurised metered dose inhalers and manufacture

The invention relates to a method for the manufacture of a pressurised metered dose inhaler (pmdi) and components for use in said method, in particular, a pmdi compatible tablet (i.e. One that is able to be dispersed or disintegrates within a liquid phase, such as a propellant, used in a pmdi formulation) which contains at least one active pharmaceutical ingredient (api) and, optionally, one or more excipients..
Cardiff Scintigraphics Limited

Grid element for an inhaler

The invention relates to a grid element for an inhaler which can be arranged in an air duct between a mouthpiece and a capsule chamber of the inhaler, it being possible for turbulence to be generated by means of the grid element in an airflow passing through the air duct. The grid element is characterised in that it comprises a preferably planar grid-type portion having a grid front side which points towards the capsule chamber and a grid rear side, at least one protruding element being arranged on the grid front side, by means of which a capsule that can be arranged in the capsule chamber can be loosely supported..
Gerresheimer Regensburg Gmbh

Dual chamber inhaler for sequentially administering multiple drugs

Devices and methods for sequential aerosolized administration of pharmaceutical agents. A portable device may be used to administer an initial dose of an active formulation comprising at least one first pharmaceutical agent and a subsequent dose of an active formulation comprising at least one second pharmaceutical agent that may have the effect of countering, enhancing, or mitigating the first pharmaceutical agent..

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.

Powder inhaler and powder inhalation set

The invention relates to a powder inhaler and to a powder inhaler set that contains the powder inhaler. The powder inhaler comprises two half-shells (3, 4), which are connected to each other by means of at least one film hinge and are formed as a single piece.

Powder inhaler and powder inhalation set

The invention relates to a powder inhaler and to a powder inhaler set that contains the powder inhaler. The powder inhaler comprises two half-shells (3, 4), which can be or are articulated to each other and which enclose an air inlet region, a powder deposition region and powder release region, and an outlet region in a joined arrangement, through which regions a fluid path extends.

Compliance monitoring module for a breath-actuated inhaler

A compliance monitoring module for a breath-actuated inhaler comprising: a miniature pressure sensor, a sensor port of said sensor being pneumatically coupled to a flow channel through which a user can inhale; a processor configured to: receive a signal originating from a dosing mechanism of the inhaler indicating that medication has been released; receive data from a sensing element of the sensor; and based on said signal from said dosing mechanism and said data from said sensing element, make a determination that inhalation of a breath containing medication through said flow channel complies with one or more predetermined requirements for successful dosing; and a transmitter configured to, responsive to said determination, issue a dosing report. .
Norton (waterford) Limited

Powder inhaler devices

An improved inhalation device is provided for facilitating inhalation by a patient of powder medicaments contained in a receptacle. The inhalation device includes a staple assembly comprising a plunger and staple that are securely and robustly coupled to one another.
Civitas Therapeutics, Inc.

Non-combustion-type flavor inhaler

A non-combustion-type flavor inhaler includes a shape extending from a non-mouthpiece end to a mouthpiece end in a predetermined direction. The non-combustion-type flavor inhaler includes: an aerosol source generating aerosol; an atomizer atomizing the aerosol source without combustion; a power source supplying electric power to the atomizer; and a controller controlling an electric energy supplied from the power source to the atomizer.
Japan Tobacco Inc.

Heating system and heating for an inhaler device

A heating system (3) for an inhaler device (1), such as an e-cigarette or a personal vaporizer, for generating an aerosol and/or a vapor (v) from a substance to be heated, especially a liquid or gel, the heating system (3) including: a first heating zone (5) configured to receive the substance to be heated from a supply reservoir (4), wherein at least one first heating element (14) is provided to pre-heat the substance in the first heating zone (5); and a second heating zone (16) configured to receive the preheated substance from the first heating zone (5), wherein at least one second heating element (19) is provided to heat the substance in the second heating zone (16).. .
Jt International S.a.

Compliance monitoring module for a breath-actuated inhaler

A compliance monitoring module for a breath-actuated inhaler comprising: a miniature pressure sensor, a sensor port of said sensor being pneumatically coupled to a flow channel through which a user can inhale; a processor configured to: receive a signal originating from a dosing mechanism of the inhaler indicating that medication has been released; receive data from a sensing element of the sensor; and based on said signal from said dosing mechanism and said data from said sensing element, make a determination that inhalation of a breath containing medication through said flow channel complies with one or more predetermined requirements for successful dosing; and a transmitter configured to, responsive to said determination, issue a dosing report.. .
Norton (waterford) Limited

Particulate materials

The present invention relates to active substances in particulate form, to methods for preparing them and to their uses. The present invention provides particulate powders, such as might be of use for delivery using a dry powder inhaler (dpi) or similar delivery device, having properties which may be beneficial to the dpi delivery process..
Nektar Therapeutics

Aerosol formulations comprising formoterol fumarate dihydrate

The invention provides a method of producing a highly stable pharmaceutical aerosol suspension formulation suitable for use in a metered dose inhaler, the formulation comprising formoterol fumarate di-hydrate in suspension, a steroid in suspension, a propellant and ethanol, the method comprising the steps of drying the formoterol fumarate di-hydrate to a water content of 4.8 to 4.28%.. .
Jagotec Ag

Heating system and heating for an inhaler device

A heating system for an inhaler device, such as an e-cigarette or a personal vaporizer, for generating an aerosol and/or a vapor from a substance to be heated includes at least one supply channel for conveying a substance to be heated, especially a liquid solution or a gel, from a supply reservoir by or under capillary action or surface tension forces, and a heater configured to heat the substance as it is conveyed through the at least one channel.. .
Jt International S.a.

Inhalable medicaments

The present invention provides a dry powder inhaler comprising: a reservoir containing a dry powder formulation and an arrangement for delivering a metered dose of the medicament from the reservoir; a cyclone deagglomerator for breaking up agglomerates of the dry powder medicament; and a delivery passageway for directing an inhalation-induced air flow through a mouthpiece, the delivery passageway extending to the metered dose of medicament, wherein the formulation comprises an inhalable β2-agonist having a particle size distribution of d10<1 μm, d50=1-3 μm, d90=3.5-6 μm and nlt 99% 10 μm and a lactose carrier.. .
Pharmachemie B.v.

Dry powder inhaler

This invention provides a budesonide/formoterol dry powder inhaler (10) comprising: •a reservoir (14) containing a dry powder medicament and an arrangement for delivering a metered dose of the medicament from the reservoir; •a cyclone deagglomerator (10′) for breaking up agglomerates of the dry powder medicament; •a delivery passageway/34) for directing an inhalation-induced air flow through a mouthpiece (24), the delivery passageway extending to the metered dose of medicament, •wherein the medicament comprises micronised formoterol fumarate, micronised budesonide and a lactose carrier, the lactose carrier having a particle size distribution of d10=20-65 μm, d50=80-120 μm, d90=130-180 μm and <10 um=<10%.. .
Pharmachemie B.v.

Novel dosage form and formulation of abediterol

The present invention provides a pharmaceutical composition in the form of a dry powder for inhalation comprising abediterol or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt in admixture with a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier, providing upon inhalation a dose equivalent to a metered nominal dose of about 1.25 or about 2.5 micrograms of free base abediterol administered with the genuair® inhaler. The present invention also provides said pharmaceutical composition for use in the treatment of respiratory disease such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease copd..
Almirall, S.a.

Stable pressurized aerosol solution composition of glycopyrronium bromide and formoterol combination

Aerosol solution compositions intended for use with a pressurized metered dose inhaler, comprising glycopyrronium bromide and formoterol, or a salt thereof or a solvate of said salt, optionally in combination with one or more additional active ingredients, and stabilized by a selected amount of a mineral acid, exhibit improved stability when contained in a can internally coated by a resin comprising a fluorinated ethylene propylene (fep) polymer.. .
Chiesi Farmaceutici S.p.a

Stable pressurized aerosol solution composition of glycopyrronium bromide and formoterol combination

Aerosol solution compositions intended for use with a pressurized metered dose inhaler, comprising glycopyrronium bromide and formoterol, or a salt thereof, optionally in combination with one or more additional active ingredients, and stabilized by a selected amount of a mineral acid, exhibit improved stability when contained in an aerosol can provided with a metering valve having at least a butyl rubber gasket.. .
Chiesi Farmaceutici S.p.a.

Garment for concealing a hands-free oral delivery device

The invention disclosed herein provides a garment capable of providing a user with improved convenience and privacy. The invention includes a garment for concealing a hands-free oral delivery device with a fluid container and a pocket configured to hold the fluid container.

Airflow testing an inhaler

Testing apparatus comprising an air pump downstream of measuring equipment which measures the characteristics of an inhaler is provided. An induction port upstream of the measuring equipment has an adaptor connected at a first end.
Kind Consumer Limited



Inhaler topics:
  • Metered Dose Inhaler
  • Centimeter
  • Aerosolization
  • Pressure Sensor
  • Prophylaxis
  • Respiratory
  • Carbon Dioxide
  • Data Logging
  • Levalbuterol
  • Feedback Control
  • Degrees Of Freedom


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