inhaler inhaler  /ɪn ˈheɪ lər/


  • (n) a dispenser that produces a chemical vapor to be inhaled in order to relieve nasal congestion


  1. Local teen-agers showed them how to extract the amphetamine from a Valo inhaler and inject it with a hypodermic needle.
  2. A spirometry test, for example, measures the rate and volume of airflow during the patient's exhale, before and after using an inhaler.
  3. The powdered insulin, taken just before meals, is released into the mouth and lungs through an inhaler similar to the ones that asthma patients use.


  • Donation will help kids breath easier

    A $20,000 donation will help Fresno Unified students breathe easier. Kaiser Permanente donated the money to purchase more than 2,000 asthma inhaler spacers. The spacers increase the amount of medicine getting to the lungs when the inhalers are used.  In Fresno Unified, rescue inhalers are kept at school.  Fresno Unified School District Superintendent Michael Hanson said, "12,529 of our students ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: CBS 47 Fresno

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  1. "I have a bad cold and feel really weak," said Hedblom. "Sometimes I couldn't even breathe walking up the hills and I had to send my wife off for an inhaler I'd forgotten. My putting hasn't been good and I have about 70 putters I've tried but...
    on Mar 28, 2008 By: Peter Hedblom Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "We are delighted that we are making good progress with Aradigm towards providing PAH patients with ever more convenient ways to treat their condition using the palm-sized AERx Essence inhaler," said Martine Rothblatt, Ph.D., Chairman and CEO of...
    on Apr 8, 2008 By: Martine Rothblatt Source: WELT ONLINE

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