Aerochamber Plus Asthma Inhaler Spacer
- Quick and Hassle-Free Application
- Increase Inhaler Effectiveness
- Fits Most Prescribed Inhalers
- Buy With Confidence From UK Registered Pharmacy
- Includes Free Prescription
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What is the Aerochamber Plus Asthma Inhaler Spacer used for?
Aerochamber product is intended to be used by patients who are under the care or treatment of a physician or licensed healthcare professional. The device is intended to be used by these patients to administer aerosolized medication from most pressurized Metered Dose Inhalers. The intended environments for use include the home, hospitals and clinics.
AEROCHAMBER MAY BE PERMANENTLY DAMAGED IF BOILED, STERILIZED, OR CLEANED IN A DISHWASHER AT TEMPERATURES ABOVE 158°F (70°C).
Do not leave the Aerochamber unattended with children
Please see Instructions for Use
What is Asthma?
Asthma is a common lung condition that causes occasional breathing difficulties.
It affects people of all ages and often starts in childhood, although it can also develop for the first time in adults.
There’s currently no cure, but there are simple treatments that can help keep the symptoms under control so it doesn’t have a big impact on your life.
What are the symptoms of asthma?
The main symptoms of asthma are:
Wheezing (a whistling sound when breathing)
A tight chest, which may feel like a band is tightening around it
The symptoms can sometimes get temporarily worse. This is known as an asthma attack.
Several conditions can cause similar symptoms, so it’s important to get a proper diagnosis and correct treatment.
Your GP will usually be able to diagnose asthma by asking about symptoms and carrying out some simple tests.
Asthma self-assessment tool
Treatments Asthma is usually treated by using an inhaler, a small device that lets you breathe in medicines.
The main types are:
reliever inhalers – used when needed to quickly relieve asthma symptoms for a short time preventer inhalers – used every day to prevent asthma symptoms occurring Some people also need to take tablets.
Causes and triggers Asthma is caused by swelling (inflammation) of the breathing tubes that carry air in and out of the lungs. This makes the tubes highly sensitive, so they temporarily narrow.
It may occur randomly or after exposure to a trigger. Common asthma triggers include:
allergies – to house dust mites, animal fur or pollen, for example smoke, pollution and cold air exercise infections like colds or flu Identifying and avoiding your asthma triggers can help you keep your symptoms under control.
What are the Complications of asthma?
Although asthma can normally be kept under control, it’s still a serious condition that can cause a number of problems
This is why it’s so important to follow your treatment plan and not ignore your symptoms if they’re getting worse.
Badly controlled asthma can cause problems such as:
feeling tired all the time underperformance at or absence from work or school stress, anxiety or depression disruption of your work and leisure because of unplanned visits to your GP or hospital lung infections (pneumonia) delays in growth or puberty in children There’s also a risk of severe asthma attacks, which can be life-threatening.
See our other asthma treatments.