Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE and TASE: TEVA) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved QVAR® RediHaler™ (beclomethasone dipropionate HFA) inhalation aerosol, a breath-actuated inhaler for the maintenance treatment of asthma as a prophylactic therapy in patients 4 years of age and older.
Are metered dose inhalers (MDIs) contributing to climate change? British researchers estimated the impact of gases used in MDIs on air pollution. They suggest if people switched to dry powder inhalers (DPIs), it could reduce the impact on our planet. What does this mean for people with asthma?
I think it is ridiculous and insolent that our rescue inhalers were changed from cold-blast to HFAs over a decade ago to "prevent CFCs" from entering the atmosphere. Now, our rescue inhalers are being potentially attacked again, while the most obvious and gargantuan polluters, the military and the agricultural and oil industries, are allowed to continue their practices on a global scale. The diminutive puffs from inhalers, most of which end up inside of our lungs, represent but a tiny...
Welcome @JHill . Thank you for joining. The other members here know what it's like to come away from a diagnosis and wonder 'what's next?' May I recommend a very active forum called Asthma Support. Feel free to start your topic and ask any questions you have, Another good place to start is the Asthma Symptoms page. There is a guide at the bottom for the newly diagnosed - Your Guide to Managing Asthma . We're all cheering for you!
Teva Respiratory, LLC., a U.S. affiliate of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. announced the launch of AirDuo® Digihaler® (fluticasone propionate and salmeterol) inhalation powder and ArmonAir® Digihaler® (fluticasone propionate) inhalation powder, two digital maintenance inhalers for patients with asthma. AirDuo® Digihaler® is a prescription medicine used to control symptoms of asthma and to prevent symptoms such as wheezing in people 12 years of age and older.
There are a lot of misconceptions going around about asthma. We invited Dr. M. Itch to join us on TikTok to knock out some common asthma myths . In these videos, Dr. M. Itch solves the mysteries behind face masks and asthma, the effect of inhalers on climate, and whether or not you should shake your asthma inhalers. Meanwhile, we're looking into a mystery of our own. Dr. M. Itch looks a lot like Dr. Mitchell Grayson, the chair of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America's Medical...
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Teva Pharmaceuticals, a U.S. affiliate of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., today announced the launch of Inhaler Tales – a national campaign aimed at raising awareness about the role inhaler misuse may play in inadequate disease control. Central to the campaign is an animated inhaler voiced by actress, producer, and entrepreneur Sarah Michelle Gellar, who will share her own experience living with asthma and encourage others to take control of their disease.
BreatheSuite Inc., a Canadian connected respiratory health company, today announced that it has received 510(K) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its BreatheSuite Metered-Dose Inhaler (MDI) V1 device. Approved for both prescription and over-the-counter use, the BreatheSuite device turns existing MDIs into smart inhalers by automatically and objectively monitoring and providing feedback on inhaler adherence and technique for people with asthma and COPD.
@Tia74 and @AllergyKid2006 - it looks like these types of devices are not currently covered by insurance. At least one existing device has a program to provide them free for patients who qualify. So, I think it will be a wait and see to know how this one will be priced or if there will be a patient assistance program.
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