chronic bronchitis


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Related to chronic bronchitis: emphysema, Acute bronchitis
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Noun1.chronic bronchitis - a form of bronchitis characterized by excess production of sputum leading to a chronic cough and obstruction of air flow
bronchitis - inflammation of the membranes lining the bronchial tubes
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease - a nonreversible lung disease that is a combination of emphysema and chronic bronchitis; usually patients have been heavy cigarette smokers
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Chronic bronchitis, "a nasty 'acking cough," was what they chiefly suffered from; one went to the H.
She had chronic bronchitis, and told him it hindered her in the exercise of her profession.
She suffered--she told me it was a Moultrie castemark--from some obscure form of chronic bronchitis, complicated with spasm of the glottis; and, in a dead, flat voice, with a sunken eye that looked and saw not, told me what washes, gargles, pastilles, and inhalations she had proved most beneficial.
Bush was discharged today from Houston Methodist Hospital after being treated for a mild case of pneumonia and chronic bronchitis," McGrath said Friday on Twitter.
This US regulatory submission of the closed triple therapy comprises a New Drug Application for the maintenance treatment of patients with COPD, including chronic bronchitis and emphysema.
Chronic bronchitis is a clinical diagnosis defined by excessive secretion of bronchial mucus and is manifested by daily productive cough for 3 months or more for at least 2 consecutive years.
Boehringer Ingelheim announced that the Food and Drug Administration approved once-daily Stiolto Respimat (tiotropium bromide and olodaterol) inhalation spray as a long-term, once-a-day maintenance treatment of airflow obstruction in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including chronic bronchitis and/or emphysema.
It also reviews key players involved in the therapeutic development for Chronic Bronchitis and special features on late-stage and discontinued projects.
USPRwire, Wed Jan 21 2015] GlobalData's clinical trial report, "Chronic Bronchitis Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014" provides data on the Chronic Bronchitis clinical trial scenario.
An analysis of seven studies involving a total of more than 27,000 people, average age about 63, suggests that having a history of chronic bronchitis or emphysema may increase your risk of lung cancer.
Boehringer Ingelheim's New Drug Application (NDA) has been accepted by the FDA for the fixed-dose combination (FDC) of tiotropium and olodaterol delivered via the Respimat inhaler for the proposed indication of long-term, once-daily maintenance treatment of airflow obstruction in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including chronic bronchitis and/or emphysema.
COPD is characterized by the combination of chronic bronchitis and emphysema.

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