FPA Network – Aerolizer Demo

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , /

Hi, my name is Heidi and I’m a Fairview
pharmacist and today we will be talking about the Aerolizer To use your Aerolizer, first remove the outer cap This will expose the mouthpiece. The inhaler itself doesn’t have any active
ingredient in it. So you need to insert a capsule. To do so, rotate the mouthpiece off from the base expose a spot for the capsule. Take a capsule out of your bubble pack Place the capsule in the spot beneath the mouthpiece Never place the capsule in the mouthpiece itself After the capsule is in place, click the mouthpiece shut. Before using your inhaler, you need to puncture the capsule by pressing the buttons on either side of
the inhaler. Press firmly, once. Once you are done puncturing the capsule, you are ready to use your inhaler. Exhale out to remove most of the air from the lungs as is comfortable. Then inhale deeply and quickly. once
again and held the medication and the Once you have inhaled the medication from the inhaler hold your breath for 10 seconds Exhale away from the inhaler. To make sure you got all the active ingredient out of the capsule, check to see if there’s any powder left in the capsule. If there is, take a second breath. Make sure when you are taking the breaths that the buttons are on either side of the inhaler, not in front and behind. The buzzing noise that you hear while I’m using the inhaler is important because it means the capsule is rotating
and releasing the medication. After you’re done using your inhaler, dispose of the capsule. You can then recap the inhaler. If you have any questions about your medications or your inhalers, please contact your doctor or pharmacist Thank you

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