|Title of Invention||
AN INHALER FOR CONSUMPTION OF MEDICINE
|Abstract||A mouthpiece adapter for inhaler comprises of an adapter upon which a canister is fitted; a nozzle is the opening of the said adapter, which outlets in a passage; a horizontal restricting wall which is circular, adjoins the said adapter from at the center and to walls of the mouthpiece at the periphery covers the whole area except the opening of the said adapter; a grovel shaped restricting wall which adjoins the said nozzle at the center and walls of the passage at the periphery.|
|Full Text||FORM - 2
THE PATENTS ACT, 1970 (39 of 1970)
COMPLETE SPECIFICATION (See section 10; rule 13)
"MOUTH PIECE ADAPTER FOR INHALER"
RAVAL BHUPENDRA KANTILAL
An Indian National having his address at,
Anand Nagar, Block No.22,Flat No. 262,
2nd Floor,Opp: Nilkanth Cinema,Rajkot-02.
Gujarat State, lNDIA.
The following specification particularly describes the nature of this invention and manner in which it is to be performed:
This invention relates to a mouthpiece adapter for inhaler. This invention particularly relates to a mouthpiece adapter for inhaler that saves medicine and protects patient or user from infection.
Persons suffering from the diseases like asthma, bronchitis are mainly dependant on the inhalers to treat their ailment. These respiratory diseases are mainly caused due to air pollution in the environment. Air pollution is increasing day by day because of industrialization, vehicles, atomic reactors and many more things of the human society. Green house effect is also responsible for these kinds of diseases. As above stated due to increase in air pollution there is a great increase in the number of such sufferers. So the use of related medicines and inhalers has also increased significantly. The above stated diseases are not easily curable once the person gets infected with these respiratory problems. It usually takes a long time to be cured.
Many types of inhalers are available in the market for the consumption of medicine. In available inhalers, medicine canister (which contains the medicine) is fitted in the mouthpiece and the canister is pressed so as to release the medicine in the form of a fine mist. The user or patient through the passage consumes this fine mist of medicine. The user or patient has to inhale the mist in order to consume the medicine. When this mist goes into the lungs of the user or patient it mixes with blood and gives relief. But there are many disadvantages with the usage of these types of inhalers.
Such inhaler is opened from both the sides, at the upper end and at the passage. When the canister is pressed the medicine is released in the form of fine mist. This mist is inhaled by the user or patient. When this mist goes into the lungs it mixes with blood and gives relief to user. A significant part of this mist goes away from the upper part of the inhaler. There is around 20-30% wastage of medicine
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in the form of fine mist with every puff. This causes too many problems like low rate of curability, wastage of money etc. When user or patient requires one puff for recovery, he may have to take more puffs due to this wastage. These types of drugs are generally very costly, so it is not easy for general public to afford these drugs in large quantity.
When the inhaler is used some quantity of the mist remains inside the passage of the mouthpiece and resides on the inner wall of the mouthpiece. This residue causes infections because when medicine resides upon the wall of the mouthpiece which is open to atmosphere. It takes moisture from the air and gets attached with many types of fungus and bacteria present in the air and allow them to grow. When next time the user or patient takes a puff of the medicine from the same inhaler the bacteria and fungus, which grows upon the residue of the medicine, goes into the body of the user along with the mist of the medicine. So after many times usage of the same mouthpiece, the user instead of getting relief is open to many types of infections. These infections lead to low rate of curability as well as many other types of diseases.
New users or children are not aware of the mechanism to use the mouthpiece device because generally children do not inhale at the point of time when the mist comes out of the canister. Receptive accuracy is very low in these types of users. The percentage of wastage of medicine is very high in young users. Moreover, the immune system of children is very poor. They are more prone to infection.
Objects of the invention
In order to obviate the above mentioned disadvantages, the inventor has proposed the mouthpiece adapter for inhaler.
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The main object of the invention is to provide a mouthpiece adapter, which saves medicine.
The further object of the invention is to save users or patients from infections.
The further object of the invention is to benefit the new or young users so as not to waste medicine.
The further object of the invention provide accurate dose to the serious patient or children or user in one puff.
Description of the invention
A mouthpiece adapter for inhaler comprises of adapter upon which the canister is fitted; nozzle is the opening of the adapter, which opens in the passage; horizontal restricting wall adjoins the adapter from at the center and to the walls of the mouthpiece at the periphery from other side, covers the whole area except the opening of the adapter and a grovel shaped restricting wall which adjoins the nozzle and the walls of the passage.
This invention is now being described with reference to accompanying drawings where in:
Fig. 1 shows the side view of the mouthpiece in which 'A' shows the direction of opening from the top where the canister is fitted. C-C shows the cross section of the mouthpiece.
Fig. 2 shows the top view of the mouthpiece from 'A'.
Fig. 3 shows the cross sectional top view of the mouthpiece from C-C.
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Fig. 4 and 5 shows front view with B-B' as cross section and cross sectional side view from the B-B' direction of the mouthpiece respectively.
As shown in fig 1, 2, 4 and 5, canister (F) containing the medicine is fitted in the mouthpiece (M). Horizontal restricting wall (H) which is circular and adjoins to adapter (E) at the center and to the walls of the mouthpiece (W1) at the periphery. The Horizontal restricting wall (H) is placed inside the mouthpiece (M) at the right angle to the plane of adapter (E). Thus Horizontal restricting wall (H) covers the whole area except the opening of the adapter (E). When the canister (F) is pressed, the medicine from the canister (F) is released from the nozzle (N) and it reaches to patient or user's mouth via passage (P). This horizontal restricting wall (H) directs the medicine to the passage (P) thus restricts the medicine to go upside from the mouthpiece (M).
As shown in fig. 1, 3,4 and 5, grovisl shaped restricting watt (G) is placed adjoins the nozzle (N) from one side and the walls of the passage (P) from other side inside the mouthpiece (M). This grovel shaped restricting wall (G) directs the medicine outside the mouthpiece through the passage (P).
The canister (F) is placed in the hollow block of the mouthpiece (M) with its opening downside and fitted in the adapter (E). This canister (F) is pressed from backside to use the medicine. When the user or patient presses the canister (F) the medicine comes out of the canister through the nozzle (N) in the form of fine mist. This mist then goes towards the passage (P) of the mouthpiece and inhaled by the user or patient through his mouth. As mentioned earlier, some quantity of fine mist, which generally goes up ward from the mouthpiece (M) is here restricted by the horizontal restricting wall (H). Thus the horizontal restricting wall (H) saves 20-30% of medicine. Grovel shaped restricting wall (G) which adjoins the nozzle (N) directs the fine mist towards the passage (P). With each puff, there is a chance of some deposition of fine mist of medicine of inside the wall of passage (W2). With the next puff, Grovel shaped restricting wall (G) directs the
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medicine to the passage (P) thus providing maximum usage of the medicine. This also lowers down the rate of infection significantly.
Advantages of the invention
1. This proposed invention restricts medicine to go upwards and directs it towards the passage with the help of the horizontal restricts saves up-to 20-30% of medicine.
2. With the help of grovel shaped restricting wall which adjoins the nozzle and directs the mist towards the passage, restricts the mist to reside into the mouthpiece thus lower down the risk of being infected by various types of other infections by the residue of the medicine and also saves medicine.
3. New users or the children can effectively use the inhalers with more receptive accuracy.
4. The rate of curability is much higher with this mouthpiece.
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1. A mouthpiece adapter for inhaler comprises of an adapter upon which a canister is fitted; a nozzle is the opening of the said adapter, which outlets in a passage; a horizontal restricting wall which is circular, adjoins the said adapter from at the center and to walls of the mouthpiece at the periphery covers the whole area except the opening of the said adapter; a grovel shaped restricting wall which adjoins the said nozzle at the center and walls of the passage at the periphery.
2. A mouthpiece adapter for inhaler as claimed in claim 1, horizontal restricting wall is placed at the right angle to the plane of adapter.
The Controller of Patents,
Patent Office, Mumbai.
|Indian Patent Application Number||1006/MUM/2006|
|PG Journal Number||28/2013|
|Date of Filing||27-Jun-2006|
|Name of Patentee||RAVAL BHUPENDRA KANTILAL|
|Applicant Address||Anand Nagar,Block No.22, Flat No.262,2nd Floor, Opp:Nilkanth Cinema, Rajkot-02.|
|PCT International Classification Number||A61M16/00|
|PCT International Application Number||N/A|
|PCT International Filing date|