Guide to Highland Formulary inhaler devices
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- Dry powder inhaler (DPI)
- Soft Mist Inhaler (SMI)
- Metered Dose Inhaler (SMI)
Inhalers should be prescribed by brand and the most suitable device for the patient chose to ensure compliance. DPI or SMI are the preferred choice over MDI for environmental reasons.
Encourage patients to return their used inhalers to their community pharmacy for destruction.
For a list of inhaler devices with pictures and instructional videos see the RightBreathe website
Guide of formulary inhaler devices can be seen here