Respiratory Diseases/Disorders

Lansoprazole Does Not Improve Asthma Control in Children

Occupation Implicated in 16% of Adult Asthma in U.K.

About 16% of adult-onset asthma among Britons born in the late 1950s can be attributed to occupational exposures, including occupations such as farmers, hairdressers, and printing workers, as well as other occupations with high-risk exposures.

FluNada Launched for Cold, Flu-Like Symptoms

STS Health has announced the release of FluNada Throat and Nasal Spray, an over-the-counter product that provides cold and flu-like symptom relief in a fast action spray.

PROAIR HFA (albuterol) 90mcg/inh metered-dose aerosol with dose counter, CFC-free.

ProAir HFA with Dose Counter Now Available

Teva announced the availability of ProAir HFA (albuterol sulfate inhalation aerosol) with a dose counter for use in patients >4 years of age for the treatment or prevention of bronchospasm with reversible obstructive airway disease and for the prevention of exercise-induced bronchospasm (EIB).

Discovery Labs Launches Afectair

Discovery Laboratoriesannounced the launch of its Afectair airway connector for infants receiving aerosolized medication in neonatal or pediatric intensive care units.