bronchodilator


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bronchodilator

[¦bräŋ·kō′dī‚lād·ər]
(medicine)
An instrument used to increase the caliber of the pulmonary air passages.
(pharmacology)
Any agent that causes a widening of the air passages in bronchi and bronchioles.
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I believe the world-class team of pulmonary drug development specialists that we have assembled, and our proven ability to conduct well-controlled and highly informative trials will provide the regulatory support needed to make our bronchodilator product family available for the very large patient population which suffers from the debilitating effects of COPD.
Professor Diamant said: "RPL554 showed a substantial bronchodilator response in this placebo-controlled, randomized and double-blind study in asthmatics and was well tolerated by all the subjects.
Professor Cazzola commented: "Our results with RPL554 show that this is a promising novel class of bronchodilator drug for the treatment of asthma and COPD.
In this double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover study, each patient will also receive two different doses of nebulised salbutamol, a commonly used bronchodilator in these patients, and placebo.
Provides detailed assessments of orally inhaled bronchodilator product segments, growth prospects and market potential
There are no metered-dose inhaler bronchodilators currently available as OTC products in the United States.
Short-acting bronchodilator inhalers deliver a small dose of medicine directly to the lungs, causing the muscles in the airways to relax and open up.
It said Ephedrine is a decongestant and bronchodilator.
With a case-control design, 2,711 mothers of infants with oral clefts and 6,482 mothers of infants with no malformations in 10 states were interviewed between 1997 and 2005 about bronchodilator use for asthma during and just before pregnancy.
These compounds represent a new class of bronchodilator that work through an entirely different mechanism than beta-agonists like albuterol, salmeterol and formoterol," added Robinett.
Self-reported asthma status and bronchodilator use improved in subjects consuming low-and high-dose emulsion between week 2 and week 4 (p [less than] 0.