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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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