inhaler


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Wikipedia.
Related to inhaler: Dry powder inhaler

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
If someone gets home from a pharmacy with a new inhaler and finds they can't use it their lung disease will not be properly treated and the NHS loses money, as some inhalers cost more than PS50 each.
23) The inhaler device ideally serves as a platform on which many treatments are available; the greater the number of devices employed by the patient, the greater the likelihood of making an error with the usage of each device.
The generic and branded version both contain the same active ingredients, fluticasone propionate and salmeterol, however, the generic inhaler will feature reduced quantities.
The Propeller Health System is considered an electronic Metered Dose Inhaler (MDI) Accessory according to the Code of Federal Regulations (FDA 2016) and required a 510(k) clearance reviewed by the FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH).
The present study was planned to evaluate the inhalation technique of outpatients to assess the common errors performed during the inhalation technique and to discuss insinuations for maximum clinical benefit of inhaler use.
Browse Full "Respiratory Inhaler Devices Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment, 2015 - 2025" Reports at http://www.
If you're not taking your medication correctly it isn't as effective and can delay you getting relief, especially from a reliever inhaler.
We know that quite a number of people with asthma don't get adequate guidance on how to get the best out of their inhaler.
Maureen Jenkins, clinical director of Allergy UK, said that patients should be given specific information on how to use various types of auto-injectors and inhalers.
Ideally all children who need an inhaler should bring it to school with them and keep it on their person; their parent or carer should check that it is in date and has not run out.
The inhalers are prescription medicines, which means that schools are not allowed to keep a spare inhaler for emergencies when children do not have their own, the charity said.
The blue reliever inhalers most commonly used to treat asthma attacks are prescription-only medicines, which means that schools are not allowed to keep a spare inhaler for emergencies when children do not have their own inhaler, the charity said.