US Patent No: 4,677,975

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Method of dispensing and/or a dispenser

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A method and apparatus for dispensing inhalable material includes the steps of indicating to a patient that a breath should be taken, detecting the start of inhalation, causing inhalable material to be supplied to the air passages of the patient during a preselected part of the period of inhalation, then after a predetermined inhalation period substantially preventing further inhalation, indicating to the patient that exhalation should begin, detecting the start of exhalation, and after a predetermined exhalation period again indicating that a breath should be taken. The dispenser includes a supply of inhalable material, a mouthpiece, and a control device for selectively controlling the flow between the supply and the mouthpiece, as well as between the supply and the atmosphere. The device also includes a signalling means for indicating to the user when to inhale and subsequently when to exhale. Also included is a detection device to detect commencement of inhalation and to start a timer, as well as a second detection device to detect commencement of exhalation and to cause a second timer to start, to time a predetermined exhalation period.

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UNIVERSITY OF AUCKLANDAUCKLAND0

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Edgar, Brian W Auckland, NZ 1 372
Elliott, Robert B Auckland, NZ 12 485

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* 5,743,250 Insulin delivery enhanced by coached breathing 142 1996
* 5,755,218 Method and apparatus for releasing a controlled amount of aerosol medication over a selectable time interval 150 1996
* 5,743,252 Method for releasing controlled amount of aerosol medication 73 1996
* 5,888,477 Use of monomeric insulin as a means for improving the bioavailability of inhaled insulin 53 1997
* 5,829,435 Prefilter for prevention of clogging of a nozzle in the generation of an aerosol and prevention of administration of undesirable particles 50 1997
* 5,826,570 Delivery of aerosol medications for inspiration 64 1997
* 5,884,620 Inhaled insulin dosage control delivery enhanced by controlling total inhaled volume 65 1997
* 6,131,567 Method of use of monomeric insulin as a means for improving the reproducibility of inhaled insulin 56 1998
* 6,085,753 Insulin delivery enhanced by coached breathing 37 1998
* 6,123,068 Systems for the intrapulmonary delivery of aerosolized aqueous formulations 64 1998
* 6,098,615 Method of reproducibly effecting a patient's glucose level 37 1998
* 5,970,973 Method of delivering insulin lispro 58 1998
* 5,873,358 Method of maintaining a diabetic patient's blood glucose level in a desired range 17 1998
* 6,024,090 Method of treating a diabetic patient by aerosolized administration of insulin lispro 17 1998
* 5,941,240 Inhaled insulin dosage control delivery enhanced by controlling total inhaled volume 49 1998
* 6,014,969 Disposable package for use in aerosolized delivery of antibiotics 40 1998
* 6,070,575 Aerosol-forming porous membrane with certain pore structure 51 1998
6,167,880 Inhaled insulin dosage control delivery enhanced by controlling total inhaled volume 66 1999
6,408,854 Insulin delivery enhanced by coached breathing 31 2000
6,230,706 Method and device for creating aerosol with porous membrane with certain pore structure 42 2000
6,250,298 Method of use of monomeric insulin as a means for improving the reproducibility of inhaled insulin 39 2000
6,551,542 Method of fabricating porous membrane with unique pore structure for aerosolized delivery of drugs 1 2000
6,431,166 Method of use of monomeric insulin as a means for improving the reproducibility of inhaled insulin 25 2001
6,543,442 Aerosol-forming porous membrane with certain pore structure 17 2001
* 2002/0124,852 Method of treating diabetes mellitus in a patient 4 2001
6,427,681 Method of use of monomeric insulin as a means for improving the reproducibility of inhaled insulin 5 2001
6,688,304 Inhaled insulin dosage control delivery enhanced by controlling total inhaled volume 12 2001
6,431,167 Method of use of monomeric insulin as a means for improving the reproducibility of inhaled insulin 9 2001
6,647,987 Insulin delivery enhanced by coached breathing 3 2002
* 7,021,309 Method of use of monomeric insulin as a means for improving the reproducibility of inhaled insulin 3 2003
* 2004/0062,722 Method of use of monomeric insulin as a means for improving the reproducibilty of inhaled insulin 12 2003
7,028,686 Inhaled insulin dosage control delivery enhanced by controlling total inhaled volume 24 2003
* 2004/0089,290 Inhaled insulin dosage control delivery enhanced by controlling total inhaled volume 0 2003
7,278,419 Method for treating diabetes mellitus in a patient 15 2004
7,448,375 Method of treating diabetes mellitus in a patient 15 2005
* 7,490,603 Method of use of monomeric insulin as a means for improving the reproducibility of inhaled insulin 1 2005
* 2006/0093,556 Method of use of monomeric insulin as a means for improving the reproducibility of inhaled insulin 57 2005
* 2006/0124,125 Inhaled insulin dosage control delivery enhanced by controlling total inhaled volume 2 2006
 
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* 4,928,684 Apparatus for assisting the spontaneous respiration of a patient 50 1989
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