CMS Education Articles — Asthma

Struggling with Puffers?!?

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Struggling with Puffers?!?

A Simple Device to your Life and Breathing much Easier

Not to worry, we have a solution for this.  It is called an Aerochamber or Spacer.  Many people who use a Metered Dose Inhalers (MDI), or commonly known as “puffers”, have a difficult time coordinating the actuation and breathing simultaneously.  Often, they end up spraying the medication on their tongue, cheeks or the back of their throat, resulting in fewer particles inhaled. 

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