When you use inhaled
asthma medicine, you usually use a device that
delivers the medicine directly to your lungs. Different types of delivery
systems are available. And one type may be more suitable for certain people,
age groups, or medicine than another. The following table describes how asthma
medicines may be delivered.
metered-dose inhaler (MDI) with:
dry powder inhaler (DPI) with:
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerMartin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine
Current as ofMarch 25, 2017
Current as of:
March 25, 2017
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine
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