Navigation Links
Perforomist Inhalation Solution data to be presented at American Thoracic Society conference

Napa, Calif., (May 14, 2009) Dey, L.P., a subsidiary of Mylan Inc. (NYSE: MYL), announced today that data from two presentations highlighting the use of Perforomist (formoterol fumarate) Inhalation Solution will be featured in poster format at the International Conference of the American Thoracic Society on May 19, 2009 in San Diego.

In one analysis, use of Perforomist Inhalation Solution, when added to maintenance tiotropium, resulted in improved pulmonary function, dyspnea (shortness of breath) and rescue medication use versus treatment with tiotropium alone. In a second study, patient satisfaction increased in those treated with Perforomist Inhalation Solution twice daily compared with ipratropium/albuterol metered-dose inhaler (MDI) four times daily.

Presentation Details:

In COPD, Adding Nebulized Formoterol to Tiotropium Treatment Provides Added Benefits in Pulmonary Function, Dyspnea, and Rescue Medication Use: A Pooled Analysis; poster board # J51

Date: Tuesday, May 19, 2009
Poster viewing: 10:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. PT
Location: Area J (Sails Pavilion, Upper Level), San Diego Convention Center

Nebulized Formoterol Improved Efficacy and Increased Patient Satisfaction Compared with Ipratropium/Albuterol MDI; poster board # J50

Date: Tuesday, May 19, 2009
Poster viewing: 10:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. PT
Location: Area J (Sails Pavilion, Upper Level), San Diego Convention Center

About COPD

COPD is a preventable and treatable disease with some significant extrapulmonary effects that may contribute to the severity in individual patients. Its pulmonary component is characterized by airflow limitation that is not fully reversible. The airflow limitation is usually progressive and associated with an abnormal inflammatory response of the lung to noxious particles or gases.

COPD is the fourth leading cause of death in America, behind heart disease, cancer and stroke. 12 million Americans have been diagnosed with COPD, and at least another 12 million have symptoms but have not been diagnosed. COPD is not well understood or recognized most Americans have not heard of it, not even those who may be living with the condition. The most common cause of COPD is cigarette smoking, which is responsible for an estimated 80 to 90 percent of COPD cases. For patients who smoke, quitting smoking is the single most important step a patient can take to treat or slow down COPD. Estimates of the total incidence of COPD in America range from 24 to 30 million.

About Nebulization

Of the three types of devices used to deliver bronchodilators nebulizers, metered-dose inhalers, and dry powder inhalers nebulizers convert medication into a fine liquid mist that the patient inhales through a mouthpiece or facemask. The patient breathes naturally, inhaling the medicine until the complete dosage has been delivered. Nebulization is a very gentle, but also very thorough, method of delivering medicine directly into the lungs.

With Perforomist Inhalation Solution, nebulization may become a more widely used treatment option for many COPD patients at earlier treatment stages who could benefit from twice-daily maintenance dosing of a nebulized long-acting beta2-adrenergic agonists (LABAs) such as Perforomist Inhalation Solution. For example, this COPD treatment may be a valuable clinical option for many patients whose symptoms are not adequately controlled with their current therapy. COPD patients should consider asking their doctor whether nebulized treatment may be right for them.

About Perforomist Inhalation Solution

Perforomist Inhalation Solution is indicated for the long-term, twice-daily (morning and evening) administration in the maintenance treatment of bronchoconstriction in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) including chronic bronchitis and emphysema.


Contact: Julie Piszczor
Powell Tate

Related medicine news :

1. Dey, L.P. Highlights Perforomist(R) Inhalation Solution Data to Be Presented at the International Conference of the American Thoracic Society
2. U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Issues Mylans Specialty Division, Dey L.P., Three Additional Patents Protecting Perforomist(R) Inhalation Solution
3. Concomitant use of Perforomist & tiotropium -- significant improvements -- COPD
4. Perforomist-comparable pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic profile to DPI formulation
5. Clinical Trial Data for Perforomist(TM) Inhalation Solution to be Presented at ATS on May 20, 2008
6. Par Pharmaceutical Begins Shipment of Budesonide Inhalation Suspension Immediately
7. FDA Approves ASMANEX (R) TWISTHALER(R) (Mometasone Furoate Inhalation Powder) for the Once Daily Maintenance Treatment of Asthma in Children Ages 4-11
8. Employers Make New Commitments to Back-Up Child and Elder Care Solutions with Bright Horizons
9. Management Health Solutions, Inc. Offers Free Data Cleansing
10. LightLab Imaging Introduces Worlds Highest Resolution OCT System for Intracoronary Imaging at EuroPCR 2009
11. Statement by American Dental Association President John S. Findley on Passage of H.Res. 204, a Congressional Resolution Congratulating the Association for its 150 Years of Service
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... November 25, 2015 , ... “While riding the bus, I ... Bronx, N.Y. “I thought there had to be a convenient and comfortable way to ... The PROTECTOR enables disabled individuals to safely travel during cold or inclement weather. In ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... , ... November 25, 2015 , ... ... (PHA) announces the nation’s Periwinkle Pioneers, individuals and groups responsible for advancing care ... disease. The Periwinkle Pioneers, nominated by the public, will receive special recognition throughout ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... November 25, 2015 , ... ... philanthropic seniors, is resulting in a way for homeless people to have a ... have launched a new initiative whereby they are repurposing plastic bags into sleeping ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... November 25, 2015 , ... Since its launch in 2012, ... adult stem cell therapies to patients with chronic degenerative medical conditions. Now, the ... Registered Trademark (RTM). , Organizations are required to hold a registered trademark in ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... ... November 25, 2015 , ... Genesis Chiropractic Software ... software creates an agreement between the practice owner and the patient that automatically ... notification, and projections. Click here to learn more. , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/24/2015)... FRANCISCO , Nov. 24, 2015  Thanks to ... Dignity Health St. Mary,s Medical Center,s Sister Diane Grassilli ... breast imaging capabilities in San Francisco ... an anonymous friend, stepped forward with a gift of ... for Breast Digital Mammography with Tomosynthesis and Whole Breast ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... Colo. , Nov. 24, 2015  Array ... that its Chief Executive Officer, Ron Squarer ... Healthcare Conference in New York.  The public is ... webcast on the Array BioPharma website.Event:Piper Jaffray Annual ... , Wednesday, December 2, 2015Time:1:30 p.m. Eastern Time ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... HOUSTON, TX and VANCOUVER, Nov. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... EPI; NASDAQ: EPIX ) announced today that the ... clinical study of EPI-506 as a treatment for metastatic ... States and Canada.  --> ... --> In the Phase 1/2 clinical trial, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: