American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A drug that widens the air passages of the lungs and eases breathing by relaxing bronchial smooth muscle.
- n. medicine Any drug used to dilate and relax the bronchial passages and ease the flow of air to the lungs
- n. a drug that relaxes and dilates the bronchial passageways and improves the passages of air into the lungs
“It was a 24 week study, which assessed the long term bronchodilator efficacy and safety of inhaled aclidinium bromide 200 μg and 400 μg, both administered BID, compared to placebo in 828 moderate to severe COPD patients mean baseline FEV1= 1480mL.”
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“Tomeet the complex medical needs of the infant with bronchopulmonary dysplasia, we have a program to manage supplemental oxygen and bronchodilator/diuretic therapy.”
“A bronchodilator used as both controller and quick-relief medicine; available in syrup, pill and injectable forms.”
“A device for delivering inhaled bronchodilator medicines deep into the lungs by the force of a rapid inspiration; it requires a fast, deep breath.”
“Clenbuterol is a banned bronchodilator, which offers weight-loss/muscle-building advantages and is illicitly used in cattle.”
“However, after inhalation of three consecutive doses from a new diskus, he immediately complained of chest tightness and feeling of distress that were treated with oral diphenhydramine and inhaled bronchodilator at home.”
“Then, in my case, I got a couple spritzes of an Albuterol inhaler -- a bronchodilator -- waited twenty minutes, and repeated it.”
“Similar concerns arose in the 1980s as sales of bronchodilator inhalers and asthma deaths both climbed.”
“Fears of ozone depletion and the purported health effects of that should be soothed somewhat with knowledge that the CFC containing bronchodilator inhalers will be outlawed in December 2008.”
“First her physical - all is well on that front though she may have asthma so we left with a mask, spacer and a bronchodilator.”
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