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Large volumatic spacer – single breath technique

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  1. Remove the protective cap from the inhaler.
  2. Shake the inhaler and insert into the volumatic spacer device.
  3. Place the mouthpiece in the mouth.
  4. Press the inhaler canister once to release a dose of the drug.
  5. Take a deep slow breath in.
  6. Hold the breath for about 10 seconds, and then breathe out through the mouthpiece.
  7. Breathe in again but do not press the canister
  8. Remove the device from the mouth.
  9. For a second dose wait 30 seconds before repeating steps 2-8.

Always rinse your mouth out after using steroid inhalers (e.g. Becotide, Beclomethasone, Flixotide, Seretide).