The following videos show how to use the most common inhalers that we prescribe. If you have any questions please contact the office or let us know at your next appointment. It is important to use your inhaler correctly or you may be under-dosing your medication and swallowing the rest.
How to use an MDI type of inhaler like albuterol or Xopenex. Asthma patients can use an open or closed mouth technique depending on which they feel comfortable with.
How to use an MDI type of inhaler like albuterol or Xopenex with a spacer. Children under 5 should always use a spacer in order to increase the amount of medication that makes goes into the lungs.
How to use an Diskus type of asthma inhaler like Advair, Serevent or Flovent.
How to use an Asmanex twisthaler type of asthma inhaler.
How to use your Spiriva inhaler.
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