EP1689474A4 - Portable gas operating inhaler - Google Patents

Portable gas operating inhaler

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EP1689474A4
EP1689474A4 EP20040820761 EP04820761A EP1689474A4 EP 1689474 A4 EP1689474 A4 EP 1689474A4 EP 20040820761 EP20040820761 EP 20040820761 EP 04820761 A EP04820761 A EP 04820761A EP 1689474 A4 EP1689474 A4 EP 1689474A4
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Prior art keywords
inhaler
portable gas
gas operating
operating
portable
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German (de)
French (fr)
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EP1689474A2 (en )
Inventor
Stephan C Gamard
Bryan R Bielec
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Praxair Technology Inc
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Praxair Technology Inc
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EP20040820761 2003-12-04 2004-11-18 Portable gas operating inhaler Withdrawn EP1689474A4 (en)

Priority Applications (3)

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US10726627 US20050121025A1 (en) 2003-12-04 2003-12-04 Portable gas operating inhaler
US10845411 US7461649B2 (en) 2003-12-04 2004-05-14 Portable gas operating inhaler
PCT/US2004/038477 WO2005060480A3 (en) 2003-12-04 2004-11-18 Portable gas operating inhaler

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EP1689474A2 true EP1689474A2 (en) 2006-08-16
EP1689474A4 true true EP1689474A4 (en) 2012-09-12

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WO2003094694A2 (en) * 2002-05-08 2003-11-20 Medihale Ltd. Hand held device for inhalation therapy and method of use thereof

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US4114615A (en) * 1975-12-12 1978-09-19 Aktiebolaget Draco Aerosol inhalation device
WO1994005357A1 (en) * 1992-09-03 1994-03-17 Maansson Sven Drug delivery system
WO1997037708A1 (en) * 1996-04-09 1997-10-16 Vivorx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Dry powder inhaler
US6125844A (en) * 1998-04-30 2000-10-03 Westwood Biomedical Portable oxygen based drug delivery system
WO2002002167A1 (en) * 2000-07-01 2002-01-10 Glaxo Group Limited Valve for aerosol container
WO2003045483A2 (en) * 2001-11-23 2003-06-05 Innovata Biomed Limited Medicament delivery assembly
WO2003094694A2 (en) * 2002-05-08 2003-11-20 Medihale Ltd. Hand held device for inhalation therapy and method of use thereof

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CA2549174C (en) 2010-04-06 grant
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WO2005060480A3 (en) 2006-07-06 application

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