, a pMDI SAMA (also available in a nebulized format), (B) Symbicort, a pMDI LABA/ICS, (C) Serevent, a DPI LABA, (D) Anoro, a DPI LAMA/LABA, (E) Spiriva, an SMI LAMA (also available in a DPI device), (F) Vortex, a small volume valve spacer with nonelectrostatic interior, (G) Volumatic, a large volume spacer.
The settlement alleges that the company misrepresented its antiplatelet drug, Aggrenox, that was effective for many conditions 'below the neck,' such as heart attacks and congestive heart failure, and that it was superior to Plavix, without evidence to substantiate that claim; misrepresented that Micardis protected patients from early morning strokes and heart attacks and treated metabolic syndrome; misrepresented that Combivent could be used as a first-line treatment for bronchospasms associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD); Falsely stated that Atrovent
and Combivent could be used at doses that exceeded the maximum dosage recommendation in the product labelling and that the drugs were essential for treatment of COPD.
The settlement made between all 50 states and the District of Columbia solves allegations that BIPI engaged in unfair, deceptive, or misleading practices in its promotion of Micardis, Aggrenox, Atrovent
, and Combivent by allegedly representing that the prescription drugs had sponsorship, approval, characteristics, ingredients, uses, benefits, quantities, or qualities that they did not have.
The patient was admitted to the medical ward and was treated for COPD exacerbation and possible pneumonia with albuterol and atrovent
nebulizers, intravenous methylprednisolone, and cefoxitin.
The DOJ announced yesterday that Boehringer will pay $95 million to resolve the allegations that it improperly promoted its anti-stroke drug Aggrenox, its chronic obstructive pulmonary disease drugs Atrovent
and Combivent, and its hypertension drug Micardis.
McLaughlin said the positive tests came from a therapeutic medication called Atrovent
The nurse (all of the nurses were excellent, by the way) had already started a nebulizer treatment with albuterol and Atrovent
and the oxygen tank had been opened up.
Ipratropium is available generically and also is marketed by Boehringer Ingelheim as Atrovent
The company produces and sells prescription and over-the-counter remedies for a number of therapeutic areas--Spiriva and Atrovent
for respiratory ailments, Micardis for high blood pressure, Flomax for enlarged prostate, and HIV/AIDS products Aptivus and Viramune, among others.
06% NS, nasal spray generic for Atrovent
The drug aerosols cloud emitted by Albuterol and Ventolin were determined to be electropositive while Atrovent
and Qvar were electronegative.
The county's 350 volunteer CFRs were equipped with 13 life-saving drugs but an internal review concluded they were not adequately trained to use Atrovent
, Diazepam, Entonox, GTN, Midazolam, Pulmicorte and Salbutamol.