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Spacer for Asthma Medication: Pros and Cons of Using a Spacer for Asthma

Using a Spacer When Taking Medications for Asthma

If you have asthma, you likely have a Metered Dose Inhaler (MDI) which you use to take some of the medications which control and prevent asthma symptoms. Some MDI medications are best administered while using a spacer. A spacer is a long tube or chamber which attaches to an inhaler. Spacers come in many shapes and sizes. They are most commonly attached to hand held inhalers. However, some spacers are designed to be used with masks....

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