NEXThaler®

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

N.A. Achievable IFR (asthmatic child, severe asthma COPD)

++++ Device resistance

Minimum FR controlled to achieve adequate lung deposition?

Overdose-secure

Dose metering: blister pack (maximum)

(120) Reservoir (maximum)

10 Advance warning of last dose

Protection from ambient humidity

Device lock.out

Reloadable

120 Max. number of doses

FORMOTEROL
BECLOMETHASONE

Video tutorial

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How to use Nexthaler

NEXThaler® is a multidose breath-actuated medium-resistance dry powder inhaler (DPI). After activation of the breath-actuated mechanism (BAM), the full dose is released from the dosing cup within 0.35 s and this occurs consistently at a variety of inhalation flows tested (28-60 L/min).

The inhalation device incorporates a full-dose feedback system for the patient user to ensure that the complete dose is delivered and that the inhaler is handled correctly. Firstly, a click is heard on activation of the BAM when the patient inhales through the device and the internal mechanism is activated. Secondly, release of the dose is confirmed through a dose counter linked to the BAM. The dose counter does not decrement after preparation of the dose but only after delivery of the full therapeutic dose. Lastly, the formulation contains lactose as a carrier, which leaves a typical taste upon inhalation of the drug from the device. This triple feedback system allows both physicians and patients to be sure that the full therapeutic dose is taken by patients.

KEY FEATURES OF YOUR NEXTHALER INHALER

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DOS AND DON’TS NEXTHALER®

This section contains a list of things you should do (DOs) and things you shouldn’t do (DON’Ts) when using the NEXThaler®. 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 NEXThaler®.

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