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AANMA Announces Launch of Free Web-Based Education Program for Patients Transitioning From CFC to HFA Inhalers

FAIRFAX, Va., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA) announced today that a new Web-based video geared to help people successfully manage the transition from CFC albuterol inhalers to HFA inhalers is now available at its Web site, www.breather...

Respiratory Leaders Urge Medical Community to Educate Patients Transitioning CFC to HFA Inhalers

At Year's End, Inhalers Used by 40 Million Patients Will No Longer Be Sold SEATTLE, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In less than 3 months, life-saving albuterol inhalers used by nearly 40 million patients with respiratory disorders will no longer be sold. After December 31, 2008, it will ...

Hospice Foundation of America Presents New Educational Webinar on 'SUPPORTING PEOPLE WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES THROUGH ILLNESS, GRIEF AND LOSS'

...lder Adults with Developmental Disabilities . "For over sixteen years, hfa has been the leader in presenting high-quality educational programming on h...puters. To learn more about this exciting new educational offering, contact hfa at 800-854-3402 or http://www.hospicefoundation.org/education/webinars ...

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

...onated several hundred thousand units of ProAir(R) hfa (albuterol sulfate) Inhalation Aerosol fast-relief...rket - the transition to environmentally friendly, hfa inhalers. With the additional QVAR donation, we ca...are in North America and Europe. ProAir (R) hfa ProAir(R)...

Living With Grief: Diversity and End-of-Life Care' National Teleconference Offered at Three Bay Area Locations

...available for healthcare professionals, social workers, and counselors from hfa for $25. Registration is free at the Marin and Sonoma locations, and $15 in...available for healthcare professionals, social workers, and counselors from hfa for $25. Registration is free at the Marin and Sonoma locations, and $15 in...

Hospice Foundation of America Awards $25,000 to Support Grieving Children and Adolescents

...outreach to diverse populations. "In these challenging economic times, hfa is pleased to be able to offer support to programs that are doing such vita...and education -- hospice and bereavement programs nationwide," said Tucci. hfa accomplishes this mission through a wide range of educational programs, inc...

Asthma 'Rescue' Inhalers Are Changing

... layer. While the medications delivered through hfa inhalers are effective, there are some significant differences between hfa and CFC inhalers that people need to be aware of. ...riming requirements. Inhaling. The spray from hfa inhalers doesn't come out as forcefully, and some ...

Get the Facts on the Albuterol Inhaler Transition

... breathing exacerbations. Alternate inhalers using hfa as a propellant are replacing CFC albuterol. "We...e patients and medical professionals about the new hfa inhalers," states Nancy Sander, president and foun...). "There are critical differences between CFC and hfa inhalers that patients need to know in order to us...

Ozone-Depleting Inhalers Being Phased Out

... percent of inhaler users have already switched to hfa inhalers. "These new handlers may taste and fee... the current CFC inhalers," he said. "In addition, hfa inhalers may feel softer than CFC inhalers." Also, patients using hfa inhalers will have to prime and clean them to prev...

Ranbaxy Launches Once-a-day Inhaler For Asthma Patients

...ntroduced this product for the first time in India. Osonide is available in hfa (Hydroxy fluoro Alkane: the propellant) based pressurised metered dose inha...e 160mcg and Osonide 80mcg," the company said in a statement. Osonide hfa Inhaler, as opposed to the conventional CFC (chloro-fluoro carbon propellan...
HFA in Medical Technology

Patients With Asthma and Seasonal Allergies Respond Better to Advair(R) for Their Asthma Than Singulair(TM)

...years and older. For patients 4 to 11 years old, Advair Diskus 100/50 is for those who have asthma symptoms while on an inhaled corticosteroid. Advair hfa is for patients 12 years and older. For more information about Advair please visit http://www.gsk.com . Important Information about Flonase For...
HFA in Medical Products

Humphrey® Field Analyzer/HFA II-i

Description:... Validated by decades of research and clinical experience, hfa is the accepted standard of care in glaucoma diagnosis and management. With hfa you can feel confident you're providing the best possible care for your pat...
Company:Carl Zeiss Meditec, Inc.

Humphrey Field Analyzer II - i series

Features:... SITA The expert operating system for the hfa II provides unprecedented levels of accuracy, patient satisfaction, and office productivity. Individualized, self-directing and self-correcting, the S...
Company:Carl Zeiss Meditec, Inc.
HFA in Biological Technology

Asthma Patients Not Adequately Controlled on ICS Alone More Likely to Benefit From Advair(R) Than Doubling the Dose of ICS

...years and older. For patients 4 to 11 years old, Advair Diskus 100/50 is for those who have asthma symptoms while on an inhaled corticosteroid. Advair hfa is for patients 12 years and older. For more information about Advair please visit http://www.gsk.com . About GlaxoSmithKline GlaxoSmithKline i...

Nycomed's Ciclesonide to be Commercialised in the United States by Sepracor

...ervous system disorders. Currently marketed products include LUNESTA(R) brand eszopiclone, XOPENEX brand levalbuterol HCl Inhalation Solution, XOPENEX hfa brand levalbuterol tartrate Inhalation Aerosol and BROVANA brand arformoterol tartrate Inhalation Solution. Sepracor's corporate headquarters are loca...

Pearl Therapeutics, Inc. Expands Its Senior Management Team With Top Talent in Clinical Development and Regulatory Affairs

...t of several key products including Advair(R) Diskus(R) and Serevent(R) Diskus(R) for COPD, Serevent(R) and Flovent(R) pediatric programs, Ventolin(R) hfa dose counter, and led the final stages of the cilomilast development program, including the NDA submission. Dr. Reisner began his career in the phar...
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