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Inhalers

A Dry Powder Inhaler contains medicine in the form of tiny granules. DPI inhalers use a variety of methods in which to release doses of medication. With all of these methods, the patient first exhales, then, quickly inhales the powder medication through the mouth as it's released. This medication...


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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a name given to a group of diseases that limit the flow of air in and out of your lungs. COPD includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Long-time cigarette smoking is the most common cause of COPD.

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