Spacer device with an MDI

A Spacer Device with an MDI

Using your Spacer Device with an MDI:

  1. Remove the cap and shake the MDI.
  2. Insert the mouthpiece of the MDI into the opening at the end of the spacer (eg. Aerochamber™).
  3. Seal lips around spacer mouthpiece.
  4. Depress the canister to allow medication to enter the spacer. Breathe in slowly & deeply.
  5. Hold breath for 10 seconds.

Care of a Spacer:

  • Clean the spacer about once a week. Immerse the spacer in warm water and agitate.
  • Shake off excess water and leave to dry overnight.

Cue Words

  1. REMOVE the caps.
  2. SHAKE the MDI.
  3. ASSEMBLE the MDI mouthpiece in the chamber.
  4. SEAL lips around spacer mouthpiece.
  5. PUSH puffer down once.
  6. INHALE: Slowly and deeply and hold breath for 10 seconds.
  7. EXHALE.
  8. For second puff, wait 30 seconds and repeat steps 2 to 7.