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inhaler

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Drugs, medicines
inhalerin‧hal‧er /ɪnˈheɪlə $ -ər/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 MDa small plastic tube containing medicine that you breathe in, in order to make breathing easier
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inhalerPrincipal products are asthma inhalers, which we supply to Glaxo.We describe two cases of accidental aspiration of a foreign body after use of a metered dose inhaler.Careful instruction in the use of metered dose inhalers is an essential part of educating asthmatic patients.Metered dose inhalers have a well established role in the management of bronchial asthma.Jeffrey was refused help with the prescription for his inhaler because the Department of Health said his income exceeded the required level.Doctors last year noticed a big increase in the numbers of insects inhaled after they had crawled into inhalers.Even though I'd eventually been allowed my inhaler and eye ointment in Holloway, it had all been taken off me again.She took her salbutamol inhaler from her pocket and used it.
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