Global patent index - EP 1091779 A1

EP 1091779 A1 2001-04-18 - POWDER INHALATOR AND CORRESPONDING METHOD OF ADMINISTRATION

Title (en)

POWDER INHALATOR AND CORRESPONDING METHOD OF ADMINISTRATION

Title (de)

PULVERINHALATOR UND DAZUGEHÖRIGES VERABREICHUNGSVERFAHREN

Title (fr)

INHALATEUR A POUDRE ET PROCEDE D'ADMINISTRATION CORRESPONDANT

Publication

EP 1091779 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99935229 A

Priority

  • SE 9901192 W
  • SE 9802380 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0001435A1] A powder inhalator (1) comprises a space (3) for storage of a dose of a pulverous agent and a passage (7) extending from the space (3) to an outlet (8), a valve assembly (4, 5, 6, 10) disposed at least partially in the passage (7) to keep the passage (7) closed except if a dose of the agent is intended to be carried out through the passage (7). The valve assembly (4, 5, 6, 10) opens when a predetermined negative pressure is generated in the portion of the passage (7) extending from the valve assembly to the outlet (8) by the inhalation of a patient. Also disclosed is a corresponding method of administration of a pulverous agent to the lungs of a patient.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

A61M 15/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61M 15/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61M 15/0091 (2013.01); A61M 15/0016 (2013.01); A61M 2202/064 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 0001435A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 0001435 A1 20000113; AU 5074899 A 20000124; CA 2336358 A1 20000113; EP 1091779 A1 20010418; JP 2002519158 A 20020702; SE 9802380 D0 19980702

INPADOC legal status

2006-10-18 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Ref Legal Event Code: 18D

- Effective date: 20060425

2001-04-18 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Ref Legal Event Code: 17P

- Effective date: 20010118

2001-04-18 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Ref Legal Event Code: AK

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE