How To Use An Inhaler

It is important to learn how to properly use your medication inhalation devices so that you get the right dose of medication to your lungs. Watch the videos below to learn how to use them correctly. To help ensure you are using your inhalation devices properly, demonstrate how you use them to your doctor, pharmacist, or Certified Respiratory Educator. They can help ensure that you are using them correctly.

How to Use a Diskus

This video discusses the proper use of the Diskus. The Diskus is a type of “dry powder” delivery device. The fine powder is inhaled deep into your lungs.

How to use a Nebulizer/Compressor Device for Inhalation Treatment

This video discusses the proper use of the nebulizer/compressor device for inhalation treatment. A nebulizer uses air pressure to turn liquid medicine into a mist that is then inhaled through a facemask or mouthpiece.

How to use the Handihaler Inhalation Device

This video discusses the proper use of the Handihaler inhalation device. The Handihaler is an egg-shaped device used to inhale the medicine contained in the Spiriva capsule and is used mainly for people with COPD.

How to Use a Puffer (Metered Dose Inhaler) with Spacer

This video shows you how to use a metered dose inhaler (MDI) medication inhalation device with a spacer (valved holding chamber) device. The MDI sprays out a puff of medicine into the spacer. The medicine is then inhaled from the spacer deep into the lungs.

How to Use the Turbuhaler Medication Inhalation Device

This video shows you how to use the Turbuhaler medication inhalation device. The Turbuhaler is a “dry powder” medication delivery device. The fine powder is inhaled deep into the lungs.

Help Your Child Use a Nebulizer

This video shows you how to help your child use a nebulizer. A nebulizer uses air pressure to turn liquid medicine into a mist that is then inhaled through a face mask or mouthpiece. Set your child up for asthma control success by helping them take their medication

Help Your Toddler Use an MDI with a Spacer and Mask

This video shows you how to help your toddler use a metered dose inhaler (MDI) medication inhalation device with a spacer (valved holding chamber) device and a mask. Set your toddler up for asthma control success by helping them take their medication.

Help Your Child Use a Diskus

This video shows you how to use a Diskus inhaler. The Diskus is a “dry powder” medication delivery device. The fine powder is inhaled deep into the lungs. Set your child up for asthma control success by helping them take their medication. 

Help Your Child Use an MDI with a Spacer and Mask

This video shows you how to help your older child use a metered dose inhaler (MDI) medication inhalation device with a spacer (valved holding chamber) device and a mask. Set your child up for asthma control success by helping them take their medication

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