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When should i use my blue inhaler?

Yes you can take your blue inhaler whenever you need it. Your brown inhaler has medicine in it which protects your airways and reduces inflammation. Your blue inhaler, often called the ‘rescue inhaler’ is for when you have an attack, i.e. Your chest starts to tighten or you start to wheeze.

Do you have to use the Blue inhaler when you have asthma? Chan explained that as the blue inhaler helps to relieve the symptoms of an asthma attack (through opening the lung airways when symptoms occur), it is easy for an asthmatic to rely on it. However, in the long run, you will still need to use preventer inhalers to control your asthma.

What’s the difference between a blue and brown inhaler? This is used on a regular basis to prevent asthma attacks from occurring and to manage your symptoms on a long term basis. It should not be confused with the blue inhaler as it cannot be used for immediate relief. Your preventer inhaler (such as the Seretide Accuhaler ) will usually be brown.

Why are salbutamol inhalers referred to as Blue inhaler? Salbutamol inhalers are referred to as ‘reliever’ inhalers or ‘blue’ inhalers. This is because they relieve symptoms of breathlessness, and the inhalers are usually blue in colour. Although they relieve breathlessness, they do not prevent the breathlessness from happening.

How often should you use your brown inhaler? Likewise, always use your brown inhaler as instructed by your doctor every day without fail even if you feel well. That’s how people get into trouble! They stop taking their brown inhaler because they feel so well and wham bam they have a massive, sometimes life threatening attack.

What is the best medication for asthma?

What is the best medication for asthma? Combination inhalers are the best medicines for the treatment of bronchial asthma. These medicines include budesonide-formoterol (Symbicort), fluticasone-salmeterol (Advair Diskus), formoterol-mometasone (Dulera).

Which is the best inhaler?

Our top picks for the best steam inhaler in 2020:

  • Best Steam Inhaler for Pore Cleansing and Rejuvenation: Conair True Glow
  • Best Steam Inhaler for Inhalation Therapy: Crane Cordless Rechargeable
  • Best Steam Inhaler for Improved Circulation: Lonove Nano Ionic
  • Best Steam Inhaler for Less Irritation: Rio Facial Sauna and Steamer
  • Best Steam Inhaler for Ease of Use: Vicks VH750 Warm Mist Humidifier

What does an Inhaler do for someone with asthma? Asthma inhalers work by relaxing the muscles wrapped around the airway (of the patient) when they are inappropriately contracted (this condition is called bronchospasm, i.e., tightening of the muscles that line the airways). During an asthma attack/crisis, the airways in the lungs get so tight they almost shut off.

How does a nebulizer help person with asthma? A nebulizer changes medication from a liquid to a mist so that it can be more easily inhaled into the lungs. Nebulizers are particularly effective in delivering asthma medications to infants and small children and to anyone who has difficulty using an asthma inhaler.