Respitose: international name for product

DFE Pharma is an international company that specializes both in manufacturing world-class excipients and in partnering with leading pharmaceutical companies to improve their own product performance. DFE Pharma has production locations in the Netherlands, Germany, New Zealand and India. Global sales offices in Germany, the United States, Singapore, Japan and India are responsible for sales into more than 100 countries worldwide. The company currently employs 360 people based in 8 countries.

Respitose is a branded form of lactose. Some powder inhalers use lactose as bulking agent and to aid in powder uptake from the device during inhalation.