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Summary for Patent: 7,146,978
Title:Inhalation device and method
Abstract: Inhalation device and associated method for facilitating inhalation by a patient of powder medicaments contained in a receptacle. The inhalation device has a chamber for receiving the receptacle. A ring is circumferentially coupled to an inner surface of the chamber to achieve a higher reproducible emitted dose of medicament from the receptacle. The inhalation device also includes an improved implement for puncturing the receptacle, requiring less force and experiencing fewer failures.
Inventor(s): Edwards; David (Boston, MA), DeLong; Mark (Newton, MA), Dunbar; Craig (Boston, MA), Penachio; Ernest E. (Haverhill, MA), Stapleton; Kevin (Seattle, WA), Wolff; Mark (Somerville, MA)
Assignee: Advanced Inhalation Research, Inc. (Cambridge, MA)
Application Number:10/771,447
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Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Submissiondate
Acorda INBRIJA levodopa POWDER;INHALATION 209184-001 Dec 21, 2018 RX Yes Yes ➤ Try a Free Trial ➤ Try a Free Trial INTERMITTENT TREATMENT OF OFF EPISODES IN PATIENTS WITH PARKINSON'S DISEASE WITH A POWDER INHALER ➤ Try a Free Trial
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