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How to use a pulmicort flexhaler?

How to use Pulmicort Flexhaler:

  • Prime the inhaler. You only need to do this the first time you use a new Pulmicort Flexhaler.
  • Load a dose.
  • Inhale the dose.
  • Then place the mouthpiece in your mouth, close your lips around it, and inhale deeply.
  • Rinse your mouth with water after each dose to reduce the risk of developing thrush.
  • Do not swallow.

How to use the Pulmicort flexhaler Prime device? How to use PULMICORT FLEXHALER 1. Prime device before first use. Hold the inhaler in the upright position. Twist the brown grip fully in one direction as far as it will go. Twist it fully back in the other direction as far as it will go.

How do you load a dose of Pulmicort? You only need to do this the first time you or your child uses a new PULMICORT FLEXHALER. Load a dose. Holding the inhaler in an upright position, twist the brown grip as far as it will go in one direction, then twist it all the way back in the other direction.

How old do you have to be to use a Pulmicort flexhaler? A: PULMICORT FLEXHALER is prescribed for the maintenance treatment of asthma in adults and children 6 years of age and older. It is an inhaled corticosteroid, which is an anti-inflammatory medicine delivered directly to the airways.

Can a Pulmicort be used as a bronchodilator? PULMICORT FLEXHALER is not a bronchodilator and should NOT be used to treat an acute asthma attack. If you are switching to PULMICORT FLEXHALER from an oral corticosteroid, follow your doctor’s instructions to avoid serious health risks when you stop using oral corticosteroids.

What’s the best way to use a Pulmicort flexhaler?

What’s the best way to use a Pulmicort flexhaler? 1. Twist the cover & lift it off while holding the inhaler upright. 2. Twist the brown grip fully to the right and then twist it back again to the left until you hear a click. 3. Turn your head away from the inhaler and breathe out fully. 4. Place the mouthpiece in your mouth past your teeth & close your lips around it.

How do you load a dose of Pulmicort? You only need to do this the first time you or your child uses a new PULMICORT FLEXHALER. Load a dose. Holding the inhaler in an upright position, twist the brown grip as far as it will go in one direction, then twist it all the way back in the other direction.

Where is the dose indicator on a Pulmicort inhaler? Your PULMICORT FLEXHALER has a dose indicator window just below the mouthpiece. The dose indicator tells you about how many doses are left in the inhaler. Look at the middle of the window to find out about how many doses are left in your inhaler (see Figure 6)

Can a Pulmicort be used as a bronchodilator? PULMICORT FLEXHALER is not a bronchodilator and should NOT be used to treat an acute asthma attack. If you are switching to PULMICORT FLEXHALER from an oral corticosteroid, follow your doctor’s instructions to avoid serious health risks when you stop using oral corticosteroids.