Check your inhaler technique
Reviewed by our clinical team
Lots of asthmatics don’t use their inhalers correctly, which means that many patients aren't getting the right dose of the medication that they need to keep their asthma under control and are increasing the risk of side effects.
The Asthma Society of Ireland has two simple videos that explain how to use the most common types of inhaler.
Metered dose inhaler technique
Easibreathe inhaler technique
Get help from you local pharmacy
Remember, most Irish pharmacists will check your technique free of charge so be sure to ask next time you are in the chemist.