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Last Updated: October 21, 2019

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Summary for Patent: 8,051,851
Title:Inhaler for the administration of powdered pharmaceuticals, and a powder cartridge system for use with this inhaler
Abstract: In order to improve the security and reliability of administration of powdered pharmaceuticals through dry powder inhalers, the invention proposes an inhaler (1) for powdered medicaments, comprising an activating device (4) for manual engagement by the patient for repeatedly metering a dose of medicament to be administered to the patient, and further comprising an advancing mechanism (25) for advancing a counter or indexing means (8) each time the activating device (4) has been engaged by the patient so that a dose of medicament has been released for administration to the patient, wherein the counter or indexing means (8) comprises an index (9), the index (9) being detectable by a detection means (10) of the inhaler, and the detection means (10) being coupled to a locking mechanism (12), the locking mechanism (12) blocking the activating device (4) and/or any transportation mechanism (5) of the inhaler (1) delayed by a predetermined number of metering cycles since detection of the index (9), and a cartridge (3).
Inventor(s): Herder; Martin (Rodgau, DE), Mett; Ingo (Frankfurt, DE), Goede; Joachim (Hanau, DE)
Assignee: Sofotec GmbH & Co. KG (Bad Homburg, DE)
Application Number:11/183,182
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Drugs Protected by US Patent 8,051,851

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Submissiondate
Circassia DUAKLIR PRESSAIR aclidinium bromide; formoterol fumarate POWDER, METERED;INHALATION 210595-001 Mar 29, 2019 RX No No   Start Trial   Start Trial Y   Start Trial
Circassia TUDORZA PRESSAIR aclidinium bromide POWDER, METERED;INHALATION 202450-001 Jul 23, 2012 RX Yes Yes   Start Trial   Start Trial Y   Start Trial
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