Diskus

How to use the Diskus

  1. Open: hold the outer case in one hand and put the thumb of the other hand on the thumb grip.
  2. Push the thumb as far as it will go until a click is heard.
  3. Slide: Slide the lever away as far as it will go until a click is heard.
  4. Hold the Diskus inhaler away from the mouth and exhale completely.
  5. With the mouthpiece to the lips, inhale quickly and deeply through the Diskus inhaler.
  6. Remove the Diskus inhaler.
  7. Hold your breath for about 10 seconds, then breathe out slowly.
  8. Close: Slide the thumb grip as far as it will go until a click is heard. The lever is automatically reset for the next dose.


Care of a Diskus

  1. Store the device in a dry place, not in a damp environment (i.e. bathroom).
  2. Diskus is to be closed when not in use; only slide open when ready to take dose.
  3. Diskus is to be kept away from direct frost, heat or sunlight and from high temperatures (above 30’C).


Cue Words

  1. OPEN the Diskus.
  2. SLIDE the lever to the click.
  3. EXHALE, then seal lips around the mouthpiece.
  4. INHALE quickly and deeply.
  5. BREATH HOLD for 10 sec.
  6. CLOSE the Diskus
  7. For second dose, repeat steps 1 to 6.