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How to Use A Breath-Activated Inhaler

Medically reviewed by Last updated on May 6, 2024.

What is a breath-activated inhaler?

A breath-activated inhaler is a handheld device that delivers a dose of medicine as a mist when you inhale. You breathe the medicine deep into your lungs to open your airways.

How do I use a breath-activated inhaler?

How do I care for my breath-activated inhaler?

Call your local emergency number (911 in the US), or have someone call if:

When should I seek immediate care?

When should I call my doctor?

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