Inhaler techniques

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About inhalers

Inhalers are devices that help you to breathe medicine directly into your lungs.

There are lots of different inhalers that you can be prescribed and each one may have a different technique for how it is used.

Having a good inhaler technique is important to make sure that the medicine gets into your lungs correctly to control your symptoms and to reduce any side effects.

You can learn more about your inhaler and how to use it by watching these short videos below.

How to use your inhaler | Asthma + Lung UK (

Find out more about inhalers

NHS guide to inhaler use