How to Use a Metered Dose Inhaler (Part 1)

Last updated: January 2020

Need a refresher on how to get your inhaler technique down? In Part 1 of "How to Use a Metered Dose Inhaler", we'll quickly--hopefully amusingly--go over this asthma essential which I never had any desire to get good at but apparently did. Remember, I am not a medical professional, just well-practiced, and if you need help, a member of your medical team is qualified to provide assistance--I, on the other hand, am not. I'm also not as smart as they are, though likely more sarcastic and fun.

Please note: This is the author's method of using a metered dose inhaler. Only your doctor and asthma medical professional can instruct you and help you with proper inhaler technique. Please talk to your healthcare providers before changing your technique.

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