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Check your inhaler technique

Check your inhaler technique

Lots of asthmatics don’t use their inhalers correctly, which means that many patients aren't getting the right dose of the medication that they need to keep their asthma under control and are increasing the risk of side effects.

The Asthma Society of Ireland has two simple videos that explain how to use the most common types of inhaler.

Metered dose inhaler technique

Easibreathe inhaler technique

Get help from you local pharmacy

Remember, most Irish pharmacists will check your technique free of charge so be sure to ask next time you are in the chemist.

Need a prescription for asthma inhalers?

Go to online asthma service

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Reviewed and updated by: Our clinical team Date reviewed: 14-01-2023