US 11,052,205 B2
Devices and methods for delivering fluid to a nasal cavity
Kashif Mazhar, Raleigh, NC (US); Magda R. Pugh, Raleigh, NC (US); and Michael John Clare, Sylva, NC (US)
Assigned to Neosinus Health Inc, Raleigh, NC (US)
Filed by Neosinus Health Inc, Raleigh, NC (US)
Filed on Jun. 11, 2019, as Appl. No. 16/437,551.
Prior Publication US 2020/0390989 A1, Dec. 17, 2020
Int. Cl. A61M 15/08 (2006.01); A61M 15/00 (2006.01); A61M 11/02 (2006.01)
CPC A61M 15/08 (2013.01) [A61M 15/009 (2013.01); A61M 11/02 (2013.01); A61M 2210/0618 (2013.01); A61M 2210/0681 (2013.01)] 19 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A device to deliver fluid from a container to a nasal cavity, the device comprising:
a selector comprising:
a receptacle sized to extend over a top of the container and an opening sized to align with an outlet in the container; and
a top face and a side wall that form the receptacle, with the opening extending through the side wall and the top face; and
a nozzle connected to the selector, the nozzle comprising:
first and second passages that are spaced apart and that each include a proximal end towards the selector and an opposing distal end;
one or more first openings in communication with the first passage, the first openings positioned at a first lateral side of the nozzle; and
one or more second openings in communication with the second passage, the second openings positioned at an opposing second lateral side of the nozzle;
the nozzle being rotatable relative to the selector between first and second positions;
the first position comprising the first passage aligned with the outlet in the container to receive the fluid from the container and deliver the fluid through the first passage and out through the one or more first openings and with the second passage positioned away from the outlet; and
the second position including the second passage aligned with the outlet in the container to receive the fluid from the container and to deliver the fluid through the second passage and out through the second openings and with the first passage positioned away from the outlet.