Table 1 Measurement of the finger muscle strength required to spray pMDI formulations using a modified pinch gauge in healthy individuals

From: Use of Assist Devices to Actuate Pressurized Metered-Dose Inhalers in Elderly Patients with Asthma

  Without an assist device (n = 10) With an assist device (n = 10)
Adoair® 41.7 ± 0.46 N 10.7 ± 0.64 N
Alvesco® 29.4 ± 0.76 N 13.7 ± 0.65 N
Flutiform® 34.5 ± 0.62 N 16.0 ± 0.77 N
Breztri® 42.3 ± 1.02 N 15.6 ± 0.75 N
  1. pMDI pressurized metered-dose inhaler