Medicament dispensing device

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 6953039
APP PUB NO 20030188741A1
SERIAL NO

10409247

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A medicament dispensing device for dispensing metered dosages of medicaments from a container. The device includes a container and an indicating device. The container has a first end and an opposite second end spaced from the first end along a longitudinal axis. The first end includes a valve stem extending longitudinally therefrom and moveable between a closed position and an open position. The container contains a plurality of metered dosages of medicaments, with the valve stem dispensing one of the plurality of metered dosages when the valve stem is moved to the open position. The second end has an end surface. The indicating device includes a housing and an indicator member disposed in the housing. The housing is mounted to the second end of the container with a bottom surface thereof disposed adjacent the end surface of the second end of the container. The housing and the second end of the container have substantially the same shape.

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TRUDELL MEDICAL INTERNATIONALLONDON ONTARIO128

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Foley, Martin P London, CA 64 2053
Grychowski, Jerry R Lake Zurich, IL 40 1071
Scarrott, Peter Mycola London, CA 12 284
Schmidt, James Nick London, CA 19 522

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