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Know How to Use Your Asthma Inhaler

You can control your asthma and avoid an attack by taking your medicine exactly as your doctor or other medical professional tells you to do and by avoiding things that can cause an attack. Watch a video to follow along with the correct way to use your metered dose inhaler.

Using a metered dose inhaler with a spacer

boy using an inhaler English | PDF version [377 KB]

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Using a metered dose inhaler one to two inches from mouth

girl using an inhaler English | PDF version [356 KB]


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Using a metered dose inhaler (inhaler in mouth)

boy using an inhaler English | PDF version [370 KB]

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Percents by Age, Sex, and Race, United States, 2012. Age: Child = 9.3%, Adult =  8.0%, Sex: Male = 7.0%, Female =  9.5%, Race/Ethnicity: White =  8.1%, Black =  11.9%, Hispanic =  7%. Source: National Health Interview Survey, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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