|Title:||Devices for administering medicaments to patients|
|Abstract:||A device is provided for administering medicaments in solid finely divided form to patients. The device comprises a housing, a tray mounted in the housing and movable between first and second positions relative to the housing, a support disc provided on the tray and adapted to receive a carrier provided with at least one medicament container. A plunger is operable to penetrate a container registered therewith to open the container, movement of the tray from its first to its second position being such as to cause the support to bring a container into registration with the plunger. Air enters through an air inlet and there is an outlet through which a patient can inhale air having medicament therein.|
|Inventor(s):||Newell; Robert E. (Middlesex, GB2), Rand; Paul K. (Hertfordshire, GB2), Fitzsimmons; Robert A. (Durham, GB2)|
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