Table 2: Results of the study.

CapsulepMDIJet-type nebulizer
C-28
Mesh-type nebulizer
NE-U22

MMAD (μm)50.05.23.25.2
Distribution patternBimodalUnimodalUnimodalUnimodal
Percentage of particles 2–6 μm17.0%51.8%49.0%40.4%
Standard dose per one-time use (mg)2022020
Amount deposited in the bronchi by administration of treatment dose (mg)3.41.09.88.1

MMAD: massive medium aerodynamic diameter, pMDI: pressured metered dose inhaler.