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.P.
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.
Following the US FDA approval, the study will enroll up to 15 patients with Chronic Bronchitis at five clinical trial sites in the US, added the company.
Global Banking News-July 13, 2018-Gala Therapeutics passes US FDA's IDE approval for the Early Feasibility Study of RheOx for treating Chronic Bronchitis in the US
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.
[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.
In most reported series more than 50%of cases are attributed to chronic bronchitis, asthma or emphysema, which constitute an ill defined group of diseases ay uncertain aetiology.
Chronic bronchitis and emphysema fall into the category of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, known by the familiar acronym, COPD.
Poor air quality has been linked to asthma, chronic bronchitis, heart and circulatory disease and cancer.
The dry-powder formulation of tiotropium, marketed as the Spiriva Handi-Haler by Boehringer Ingelheim and Pfizer, was approved in the United States in 2004 for long-term maintenance treatment of bronchospasm associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder, including chronic bronchitis and emphysema.

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