inhaler


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inhaler

a device for breathing in therapeutic vapours through the nose or mouth, esp one for relieving nasal congestion or asthma

inhaler

[in′hā·lər]
(medicine)
A device containing a solid medication through which air is drawn into the air passages.
An atomizer containing a liquid medication.
(mining engineering)
An apparatus, of different forms, for permitting the supply of fresh air to a miner.
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One of the world's top pharmaceutical companies is using a high-performance, multifunction IPS packaging system for packing inhalers at its plant in the UK.
All types of inhaler devices have major disadvantages
He had not realised it was essential to specify the exact type of inhaler he uses to treat his asthma.
He said: "I wanted the inhaler to fit in with the lifestyle of someone who has asthma.
When Goldberg's own asthmatic daughter was in the second grade, the school secretary mistakenly gave her Ritalin instead of her inhaler.
A spokesman said: "Certain compounds in the American inhaler can produce L-methamphetamine.
It shows that these serious cataracts are three times more prevalent in people age 49 to 97 who use inhalers than in nonusers.
The best way to know when to discard an inhaler is to keep track of the number of times it is used.
Table 6: Budesonide Clickhaler - Assessment Of Adrenal Suppression From Two New Dry Powder Inhaler Formulations Of Budesonide Delivered By Clickhaler Compared With The Pulmicort Turbuhaler
While most local authorities can recycle certain plastics, some inhaler components contain plastics which are not readily recycled through existing arrangements so most respiratory inhalers are disposed of in landfill, which is harmful to the environment.