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Teva Respiratory Supports World Asthma Day by Providing FREE QVAR(R) to Those Who Need It Most

...North America and Europe. ProAir (R) HFA ProAir(R) HFA is indicated in patients 4 years of age and older for the treatment or prevention of bronchospasm with reversible obstructive airway disease and for the prevention of exercise-induced bronchospasm. Important Safety Information If your symp...

DoctorDirectory to Co-market VoSpire ER(R) with DAVA Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

...ins a standard of long-lasting oral therapy for patients," said Jay Grobowsky, CEO for DoctorDirectory. VoSpire ER(R) is indicated for the relief of bronchospasm in adults and children 6 years of age and older with reversible obstructive airway disease. "We at DAVA felt that the DoctorDirectory team and the I...

GSK Data Suggests Efficacy of Advair(R) and Serevent(R) is Not Impacted by Genetic Profile

... in the maintenance treatment of asthma in patients 4 years of age and older. Serevent Diskus is also indicated for the prevention of exercise-induced bronchospasm in patients 4 years of age and older. Serevent Diskus is indicated for the maintenance treatment of bronchospasm associated with chronic obstructive p...

FDA Approves ASMANEX (R) TWISTHALER(R) (Mometasone Furoate Inhalation Powder) for the Once Daily Maintenance Treatment of Asthma in Children Ages 4-11

...for the maintenance treatment of asthma as prophylactic therapy in patients 4 years of age and older. ASMANEX is not indicated for the relief of acute bronchospasm or in children less than 4 years of age. ASMANEX TWISTHALER therapy should not be used to treat sudden asthma attacks. A fast acting inhaler is stil...

Watson Receives FDA Approval for Generic DuoNeb(R)

...Watson's Ipratropium Bromide and Albuterol Sulfate product is the generic equivalent to Dey, L.P.'s DuoNeb(R), which is indicated for the treatment of bronchospasm associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in patients requiring more than one bronchodilator. For the 12 months ending September 20...

FDA Approves ZYFLO CR(TM) (Zileuton) for Chronic Treatment of Asthma

...d chronic treatment of asthma in adults and children 12 years of age and older. ZYFLO CR(TM) and ZYFLO(R) are not indicated for use in the reversal of bronchospasm in acute asthma attacks, but can be continued during acute exacerbations of asthma. Leukotrienes are inflammatory mediators in asthma that can trigger...

"Umbrella" Valve Provides Potential Alternative to Lung Surgery

... had fewer lung segments treated. The 90-day serious complications were one bronchospasm and one COPD flare in the A group and two bronchospasm and one death with pneumothorax in group B. “Patients responding to v...

Adult COPD or asthma could be effectively treated with Xopenex

...and 1.25 mg for patients 12 years of age and older. Xopenex brand levalbuterol HCl inhalation solution is indicated for the treatment or prevention of bronchospasm in patients 6 years and older with reversible obstructive airway disease, such as asthma. ...
Bronchospasm in Medical Technology

Schering-Plough Announces U.S. Filing of Mometasone Furoate/Formoterol Fumarate Combination for the Maintenance Treatment of Asthma

...s whose asthma can be managed by occasional use of fast-acting rescue inhalers. FORADIL AEROLIZER is also for the acute prevention of exercise-induced bronchospasm (EIB) in those 5 years of age and older when administered on an occasional, as-needed basis at least 15 minutes before exercise. FORADIL AERO...

Lilly Files for European Approval of ALIMTA(R) (pemetrexed for injection) for First-Line Treatment of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

...nd alopecia. Rare: Vesiculation and ulceration. Very rare: Desquamation, bullous skin eruptions, and anaphylaxis. Respiratory: Very common: Dyspnoea. bronchospasm occurs uncommonly and is usually mild and transient, but parenteral therapy may be required. In the rare event of pulmonary oedema, interstitial pneum...

Data to be Presented at ASCO 2007 Highlights sanofi-aventis Commitment to Cancer Care and Research

... similar in nature and severity to those reported with other platinum compounds (ie, rash, urticaria, erythema, pruritus, and, rarely, bronchospasm and hypotension). These reactions occur within minutes of administration and should be managed with appropriate supportive therapy. Dr...

The Eloxatin-Based Regimen (FOLFOX4) Significantly Improved Progression Free Survival When Given Before and After Surgery in Patients With Resectable Liver Metastases From Colorectal Cancer

...re similar in nature and severity to those reported with other platinum compounds (ie, rash, urticaria, erythema, pruritus, and, rarely, bronchospasm and hypotension). These reactions occur within minutes of administration and should be managed with appropriate supportive therapy. Drug...

Critical Therapeutics Announces the Publication of Data for ZyfloCR (Zileuton) Extended-Release Tablets in the Journal of Asthma

...axis and chronic treatment of asthma in adults and children 12 years of age and older. ZYFLO CR and ZYFLO are not indicated for use in the reversal of bronchospasm in acute asthma attacks, but can be continued during acute exacerbations of asthma. The study, titled "The Safety and Efficacy of Zileuton Controlled...
Bronchospasm in Medical Dictionary

Bronchospasm

Bronchospasm or a bronchial spasm is a sudden constriction of the muscles in the walls of the bronchioles. It is caused by the release (degranulation) of substances from mast cells or basophils under the influence of anaphylatoxins. It causes difficulty in breathing... Up-to-the-minute news...
Bronchospasm in Biological News

Athletes with asthma need more help from their team trainers

... with questions related to the diagnosis and management of exercise-induced bronchospasm (EIB), to 3,200 athletic trainers in NCAA sports medicine programs. More th...imply being out of shape. Exercise is one of the most common triggers of bronchospasm in patients with chronic asthma, with exercise-induced asthma occurring in ...

Study finds a high rate of asthma in college athletes

...hing demands of the sport affected the prevalence of exercise-induced asthma, according to Parsons. Exercise is one of the most common triggers of bronchospasm in patients with chronic asthma, with exercise-induced asthma occurring in approximately 80 percent to 90 percent of individuals with known asthma. In...
Bronchospasm in Biological Technology

Schering-Plough Announces Changes to its Global Collaboration with Novartis to Develop Combination Therapies for Asthma and COPD

...e asthma can be managed by occasional use of fast-acting rescue inhalers. FORADIL AEROLIZER is also for the acute prevention of exercise-induced bronchospasm (EIB) in those 5 years of age and older when administered on an occasional, as-needed basis at least 15 minutes before exercise. Important Safet...

Dey L.P. and Critical Therapeutics Launch Twice-Daily ZYFLO CR(TM) (Zileuton) Extended-Release Tablets for the Chronic Treatment of Asthma

...d chronic treatment of asthma in adults and children 12 years of age and older. ZYFLO CR(TM) and ZYFLO(R) are not indicated for use in the reversal of bronchospasm in acute asthma attacks, but can be continued during acute exacerbations of asthma. Leukotrienes are inflammatory mediators in asthma that can trigger...

Watson Receives FDA Approval for Generic Accuneb(R)

... product immediately. Albuterol sulfate is the generic equivalent to Dey, L.P.'s AccuNeb(R) Inhalation Solution, which is indicated for the relief of bronchospasm in patients 2 to 12 years of age with asthma (reversible obstructive airway disease). For the 12-months ending June 2007, AccuNeb(R) had total U.S. sa...

New 200 mg Vial for Eloxatin(R) (Oxaliplatin Injection) Offers Greater Convenience and Efficiency of Preparation

...and were similar in nature and severity to those reported with other platinum compounds (ie, rash, urticaria, erythema, pruritus, and, rarely, bronchospasm and hypotension). These reactions occur within minutes of administration and should be managed with appropriate supportive therapy. Drug-relat...
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