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Metered Dose Inhalers (Metered Dose Inhaler) Summary

Description: A medical device used to ensure the proper amount of medication is delivered for inhalation. Usually, it is a small aerosol canister placed in a plastic holder. When the canister is pressed, a calibrated amount of drug is released.

Also Known As: Metered Dose Inhaler; MDI (Inhalers); Spacer-Inhalers; Spinhaler; Inhaler, Metered Dose Show All >>

Networked: 817 relevant articles (68 outcomes, 170 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Metered Dose Inhalers is Relevant

  1. Asthma (Bronchial Asthma) : 47 outcomes 112 studies in 582 results
  2. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) : 8 outcomes 34 studies in 130 results
  3. Respiratory Sounds (Crackle) : 4 outcomes 4 studies in 19 results
  4. Airway Obstruction (Choking) : 3 outcomes 6 studies in 14 results
  5. Exercise-Induced Asthma (Asthma, Exercise Induced) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 14 results
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Drugs Related to Metered Dose Inhalers

  1. Albuterol (Salbutamol)
  2. fluticasone (Cutivate)
  3. Budesonide (Pulmicort)
  4. Ipratropium (Ipratropium Bromide)
  5. HFA 134a (hydrofluoroalkane)
  6. salmeterol (Serevent)
  7. Terbutaline (Brethaire)
  8. formoterol (Oxis)
  9. Beclomethasone (Beclometasone)
  10. Bronchodilator Agents (Bronchodilators)
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Therapies Related to Metered Dose Inhalers

  1. Nebulizers and Vaporizers (Inhaler)
  2. Dry Powder Inhalers
  3. Inhalation Spacers
  4. Artificial Respiration (Mechanical Ventilation)
  5. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
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