bronchodilator

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a drug that relaxes and dilates the bronchial passageways and improves the passages of air into the lungs

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In FLIGHT 2, QVA149 demonstrated superior bronchodilation compared to indacaterol, glycopyrronium and placebo: Improvements in FEV[sub.
1] before bronchodilation--absolute change FeNO Exhaled breath condensate pH Peak flow profile Lungfunction parameters before and after bronchodilation (RAW, TLC, VC, [MEF.
Intravenous aminophylline and oral theophylline have been used since the 1940s to provide bronchodilation.
Rapid onset of bronchodilation in COPD: a placebo-controlled study comparing formoterol (Foradil Aerolizer) with salbutamol (Ventodisk).
1,4,5) Combination therapy produces better bronchodilation than individual agents.
Tudorza provides statistically significant improvements in bronchodilation, as measured by change from baseline in morning pre-dose trough FEV1 at 12 weeks (the primary endpoint) and 24 weeks compared to placebo.
ZhuGe and colleagues determined that bitter substances shut down these calcium channels, allowing bronchodilation.
The MezzoTinA-asthmaA Phase III twin studies showed that, in asthma patients who remain symptomatic despite moderate-dose maintenance ICS therapy, the addition of tiotropium RespimatA significantly improves lung function, provides sustained bronchodilation over 24 hours and provides a statistically significant and clinically relevant improvement in asthma control.
The success of this Phase III program supports the potential of aclidinium/formoterol as a new treatment option for COPD patients who could benefit from the enhanced bronchodilation of two complementary, proven therapies.
1] after bronchodilation of 70% of the predicted value, a ratio of FEV, to FVC (forced vital capacity) of 70%, and a documented history of at least one exacerbation leading to treatment with systemic glucocorticoids, antibiotics, or hospitalization within the previous year.
Growth in the market will be in part driven by uptake of a new drug class--fixed-dose combination inhalers containing a long-acting beta2 agonist (LABA) and a long-acting muscarinic antagonist (LAMA)--that will launch in 2014 and offer more potent bronchodilation than currently available treatments.
Extent of bronchodilation exceeds that seen in earlier studies with original proof of concept formulation
The Boehringer Ingelheim studies with olodaterol are important from a clinical perspective because they provide confirmation of bronchodilation even when patients are taking other medications.
The success of this Phase III program supports the potential of aclidinium/formoterol as a new treatment option for COPD patients who could benefit from the enhanced bronchodilation of two complementary, proven therapies , said Professor Alvar Agusti, Director of the Institut ClE[degrees]nic del TErax, Hospital ClE[degrees]nic, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain.
Once-daily indacaterol provided sustained bronchodilation throughout the 24-hour day at 12 and 26 weeks that was superior to that of twice-daily salmeterol (Serevent) or placebo.