Proper Way To Use An Inhaler Without Spacer
- Carrying an inhaler without a spacer is more convenient, but it is not the preferred or recommended way of delivering asthma medication. Still, this video provides... There are two ways to position the inhaler when using it without a spacer. You can hold the inhaler 1 inch (2.5 cm) to 2 inches (5 cm) in front of your open mouth, without closing your lips over it. This method might be hard for some people.
Or you can place the inhaler in your mouth. This is the least efficient way to use the inhaler. 1 Hold the inhaler 1 to 2 inches (2.5 to 5 centimeters) in front of your mouth (about the width of 2 fingers). Breathe in Slowly Start breathing in slowly through your mouth, then press down on the inhaler 1 time. Keep breathing in slowly, as deeply as you can. Hold Your Breath If you can, hold your breath as you slowly count to 10.