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The 3M™ Integrated Dose by Dose Counter for MDIs

Dose Counters: Innovations in Patient Support

It's difficult for patients to know exactly how many doses of medication they have left in their MDI. Some patients might find their canister empty when they need it most. But you can help solve these problems – and differentiate your product – by adding the 3M™ Integrated Dose by Dose Counter to your metered dose inhaler product.
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Removing Guesswork for Patients

The 3M™ Integrated Dose by Dose Counter is made to help patients track their remaining doses at any given time. Integrated into the familiar MDI device, its clear display is easy to understand for a wide range of users, from children to the elderly. Plus, the counter design helps eliminate under-counting and avoid over-counting, to ensure an accurate dose count.

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Ready to Work for You

Designed to meet the requirements of patients, pharmaceutical companies and regulators alike, the Dose by Dose Counter is fully commercialized and FDA-approved in conjunction with an MDI product. Plus, it's backed by over 50 years of our proven success in inhalation technology, product development and manufacturing. When you work with 3M Drug Delivery Systems, you get the fully-compliant speed to market that's critical to the success of your new application.

  • Compatible with a wide range of metered-dose inhalers and can be customized to fit the needs of your product
  • Inhalation contract manufacturing with capacity to meet your needs from pilot to commercial scale
  • Secure, reliable supply chain
  • Compatible with a wide range of inhalation components
  • Unsurpassed support during each step of the incorporation process, including regulatory reports and guidance

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Get Started

3M delivers the core advantages you need to help ensure your success. Contact us for a cost-free, no-obligation feasibility study for the first stage of assessment.

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Related Posters, Presentations and Publications

Dose Counter Animation

More Than Just a Dose Counter (350 kb, PDF)

Dose by Dose Counter Information Sheet (219 kb, PDF)

Dose by Dose Counter Presentation (1.56 mb, PDF)

Poster: The Role of Statistical Tolerance Analysis Tools in Dose Counter Optimization (573 kb, PDF)

Inhalation Drug Delivery: Product Differentiation in an Ever-Shifting Inhalation Landscape (1.14 mb, PDF)


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