How to use your asthma inhalers and nebulizer

Editor: V. Dimov, M.D., Allergist/Immunologist, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Clinical Associate Professor, FAU Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine

How to Use a Metered Dose Inhaler (MDI) (albuterol, Xopenex, Flovent, Symbicort, Dulera, Alvesco, Qvar). The three videos below show three techniques: with a spacer and without spacer. The videos are by the CDC.

A series of "How to Use Inhalers" videos by National Jewish Health:

Using a Metered-Dose Inhaler: Open-Mouth Technique.

Using a Metered-Dose Inhaler: Closed-Mouth Technique.

How to Use a Nebulizer.

How to Use a Diskus.

How to Use a Flexhaler.

How to Use a Twisthaler.

How to Use a HandiHaler.

How to Use a Respimat.

How to Use an Aerolizer.

How to Use an Aerochamber® with Mask.

How to Use an Autohaler.

How to Use a Peak Flow Meter.

Related videos and information

Asthma Inhalers - YouTube playlist by National Jewish
How to Use an Inhaler. ACP.
How to Use an Inhaler with a Spacer. ACP.
How to Use a Diskus Inhaler. ACP.
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