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Simplicity of use


In a trial analysing ease of use (n=311), 99% of patients using flutiform® pMDI could be trained to use the device within 15 minutes.1

Click to watch how to use flutiform® pMDI instruction video

To ensure that your patients use the device correctly, they should follow these steps:2


Before using the inhaler for the first time, or if the inhaler has not been used for three days or more, or after exposure to freezing or refrigerated conditions, the inhaler must be primed before use:

  • Remove the mouthpiece cover and shake the inhaler well.
  • Actuate (puff) the inhaler whilst pointing it away from the face. This step must be performed four times.
  • The inhaler should always be shaken immediately before use.
Inhaler 1

1 Remove the mouthpiece cover

Inhaler 2

2 Shake the inhaler

Inhaler 3

3 Breathe out slowly and deeply as far as it is comfortable

Inhaler 4

4 Hold the inhaler upright and place the mouthpiece in the mouth between the teeth with the lips around it. Do not bite the mouthpiece

Inhaler 5

5 Breathe in slowly and deeply through the mouth and, at the same time, press down on the inhaler to release one puff

Inhaler 6

6 Continue to breathe in steadily and deeply (approximately 2-3 seconds in children or 4-5 seconds in adults)

Inhaler 7

7 While holding your breath, remove the inhaler from your mouth. Continue to hold your breath for as long as is comfortable. Do not breathe out into the inhaler

Inhaler 8

8 For the second puff, keep the inhaler in a vertical position then repeat the above steps. After use, replace the mouthpiece cover

For patients with difficulties coordinating actuation with inhalation, AeroChamber Plus® Flow-Vu® spacer can be used

Download and print the 'How to use flutiform® pMDI' leaflet for patients

Abbreviation: pMDI, pressurised metered-dose inhaler


  1. Bell D et al. J Aerosol Med Pulm Drug Deliv. 2017;30(6):425-434.
  2. flutiform® SmPC. Last updated 13 April 2022. Accessed 5 September 2022.

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