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Washing Your Inhaler

How to Wash to Prevent Clogging

Wash your inhaler after each day of use.

Run water through the mouthpiece for 30 seconds after each day of use, as instructed below.

  1. Remove red cap (Figure H).
  2. Remove container by firmly grasping and pulling out the container, then set aside (Figure I). Don’t be afraid to pull hard on the container.
  3. Run water through both ends of the mouthpiece for 30 seconds (Figure J).
  4. Shake off as much water as you can.
  5. Air dry overnight.
  6. Put your inhaler back together before next use.

Important: If you need to use when wet, shake off excess water before dosing.

image shows you need to remove the cap to begin
image shows how to remove the container by firmly grasping and pulling out the container, then set aside.
image shows how to run water through both ends of the mouthpiece for 30 seconds.

Important Information

  • Children under 12 years of age: DO NOT USE. It is not known if the drug works or is safe for children under 12
  • Maximum daily dose: Do not use more than 8 inhalations in 24 hours
  • See your doctor if you have more than 2 asthma attacks in a week
  • Shake then Spray into the air 1 time before each inhalation
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