Inhalers and spacers

Find out how asthma inhalers cut your risk of symptoms and asthma attacks.

Whatever type(s) of inhaler you're using, it is important to get your inhaler technique checked regularly and make sure you’re using them as prescribed. If you're using your inhaler(s) correctly, then you'll get the full benefits of the medicine and you'll be more likely to stay well with your asthma. Using a spacer helps the medicine get straight to your lungs and reduces side effects.

Last updated January 2021

Next review due January 2024

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