Asthma Medications and Devices

Asthma Medications and Devices

Allergy and Asthma Drug Guide

The American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) created a reference guide of medications that are commonly used to treat allergies and asthma.

 

How To Use An Inhaler Videos:

Recent studies have estimated that between 75% and 86% of patients do not use their asthma medication properly. Proper medication use is important to get the full benefits. The American Lung Association has posted these videos on YouTube to show proper medication us techniques. In addition to these videos, pharmacists can help you learn to use your medication properly when you pick up your prescription.

 

Using a metered dose inhaler with a spacer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Using a metered dose inhaler with a spacer (PDF)

En español:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cómo usar un inhalador de dosis fija con espaciador (PDF)

 

 

Using a metered dose inhaler (inhaler in mouth)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Using a metered dose inhaler (inhaler in mouth) (PDF)

En español:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cómo usar un inhalador de dosis fija (inhalador de boca)

Content source:  National Center for Environmental Health