Prescribing data for 3,366 other adults not receiving psychotropics but receiving the asthma medication albuterol sulfate
or obesity medications orlistat, phentermine, and sibutramine also were pulled to confirm study validity (assay sensitivity).
Ventolin (salbutamol[albuterol]) 27 Mode of Action 27 Approvals 27 Patents 27 FDA Draft Guidance for Albuterol Sulfate
May Promote Generic Competition in the US 28 Market Outlook 29 Foradil (formoterol fumarate) 30 Mode of Action 30 Approvals 30 Patents 30 Generic Company Activity 31 Market Outlook 31 Pulmicort (budesonide) 32 Mode of Action 32 Approvals 32 Patents 33 Patent Litigation 33 Generic Company Activity 34 Actavis 34 Teva 34 Apotex 34 Sandoz 35 Market Outlook 35 Symbicort (budesonide+formoterol) 36 Mode of Action 36 Approvals 36 Patents 36 Generic Company Activity 37 Market Outlook 38 Xopenex (levalbuterol) 39
An inhalation spray containing ipratropium bromide and albuterol sulfate
has been approved for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, according to a statement issued by the Food and Drug Administration.
Previous data have shown BIS to be stable chemically and compatible physically when administered simultaneously with respiratory medications, including albuterol sulfate
inhalation solution (Proventil[R]; Schering Corporation, Kenilworth, NJ), ipratropium bromide inhalation solution (Atrovent[R]; Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc, Ridgefield, CT), and levalbuterol inhalation solution.
Canonsburg PA) won approval to sell a generic version of extended-release albuterol sulfate
, the active ingredient of Dava Pharmaceuticals' VoSpire ER.
Nephron Pharmaceuticals introduces the first and only FDA approved generic version of Albuterol Sulfate
Inhalation Solution, 0.
GAO estimated that the 2003 Medicare payment rate per patient, per month was between $119 to $129 higher than suppliers' acquisition costs for a typical monthly supply of albuterol sulfate
and between $162 to $187 higher for a typical monthly supply of ipratropium bromide.
Atrovent HFA is the latest inhalation aerosol approved by the Food and Drug Administration after reformulation without CFCs; others include fluticasone HFA (Flovent HFA Inhalation Aerosol, GlaxoSmithKline) and two formulations of albuterol sulfate
HFA (Proventil HFA, 3M Pharmaceuticals; Ventolin HFA, GlaxoSmithKline).
The albuterol sulfate
contained in COMBIVENT can produce a clinically significant cardiovascular effect in some patients.
Aerosolized albuterol sulfate
delivery under neonatal ventilatory conditions - in vitro evaluation of a novel ventilator circuit patient interface connector - Journal of Aerosol Medicine and Pulmonary Delivery.
Dhuper S, Foss S "Particle Size Output and Distribution Testing for Albuterol sulfate
using 5 Spacer/Holding Chambers with Metered Dose Inhalers".
Clinical studies in patients with COPD have shown that the combination of ipratropium bromide and albuterol sulfate
provides patients significantly greater improvement in lung function than either component alone.