Thursday, July 29, 2010

How to use metered dose inhaler

1. Remove cap & shake inhaler

2. Breathe out gently

3. Put mouthpiece in mouth and as you begin to breathe in, which should be slow and deep, press canister down and continue to inhale steadily and deeply.

4. Hold breath for 10 seconds, or as long as comfortable

5. For a second dose wait for approximately 30 seconds before repeating steps 1-4. Only use the device for the number of doses on the label, then start a new inhaler.

For animation and techniques using other inhaler, kindly visit http://www.asthma.org.uk/using_your_inhaler.html

Steroids preparation available for asthma:

1. Beclomethasone Dipropionate
2. Fluticasone Propionate
3. Mometasone Furoate
4. Budesonide
5. Ciclesonide

Reference and further information, kindly visit http://www.pharmacy.gov.my/aeimages//File/BUKU_MDC_Edition_5-2009.pdf

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Beclomethasone Dipropionate 100 mcg/dose Inhalation
Beclomethasone Dipropionate 200 mcg/dose Inhalation
Budesonide 100 mcg/dose Inhalation
Budesonide 200 mcg/dose Inhalation
Budesonide 160 mcg and Formoterol 4.5 mcg Inhalation
Ciclesonide 160mcg Inhalation
Fluticasone Propionate 125 mcg/dose Inhalation
Mometasone Furoate 50 mcg Aqueous Nasal Spray

Dani said...

a lot of thanks...nice one