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Using an inhaler with a spacer

The most effective way to get inhaled medicine into a child’s lungs is to use a Metered Dose Inhaler (MDI) or “puffer” with a spacer. This gets about 80% of the inhaled medicine into the child’s lungs. For very young children get them used to handling the inhaler and spacer. Make sure the child is calm […]