Diskhaler

Patient feedback of dosen taken (visual/acoustic)

Lactose carrier (taste feedback)

Dose counter

Dose counter measuring inhalations actually taken

Accurate & consistent dose delivery

FPF air flow rate independence

> 4yrs Achievable IFR (asthmatic child, severe asthma COPD)

Device resistance

Minimum FR controlled to achieve adequate lung deposition?

Overdose-secure

(8) Dose metering: blister pack (maximum)

Reservoir (maximum)

Advance warning of last dose

Protection from ambient humidity

Device lock.out

Reloadable

4 or 8 Max. number of doses

SALMETEROL
BECLOMETHASONE

How to use Diskhaler

This section contains a list of things you should do (DOs) and things you shouldn’t do (DON’Ts) when using the Diskhaler. This list only covers items known from practice to be the most important and most likely to be forgotten or performed incorrectly by patients; this information is in addition to the prescribing and other information provided with the Diskhaler

DOS
DON’TS
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