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Accuhaler

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Seretide, Ventolin Adult

Accuhaler - Dosage and How to Use

How should Accuhaler be used?

​Steps

Description
​1. ​Hold the Accuhaler in one hand and put the thumb of your other hand on the thumb grip.
​2. ​Open the Accuhaler by pushing the thumb grip away from you as far as it will go until you hear a click.
​3. ​Hold the Accuhaler with the mouthpiece towards you.
​4.​Push the lever away from you until you hear a click.
​5.​Breathe out gently and completely, away from the Accuhaler.
​6.​Place the mouthpiece in your mouth and seal tightly with your lips.
​7.​Breathe in steadily and deeply. You may taste some sweetness in your mouth, which is normal.
​8.​Remove the Accuhaler from your mouth and hold your breath for about 10 seconds or as long as you can.
​9.​Breathe out slowly through your mouth, away from the Accuhaler.
10.

Close the Accuhaler by sliding back the thumb grip back to its original position. It is ready for use again.

​11.​If another dose is required, repeat steps 1 to 10 after 1 minute.
12.​If the dose indicator shows red, there are 5 doses left.
​13.If your Accuhaler contains a steroid, please rinse your mouth with water after use to prevent oral fungal infection.

 

What should I do if I miss a dose?

What should I do if I overdose?

Accuhaler - Additional Information

  • Updated on Saturday, October 31, 2020
  • Article contributed by PSS National Medication Information Workgroup PSS National Medication Information Workgroup

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