Using the correct spacer for your will ensure the medication in your inhaler is delivered to your lungs most effectively. They also help to reduce side-effects of the inhaler medication if not delievered to your lungs properly.
Ensure you have a nice seal of the spacer mask on your face, covering your nose and mouth nicely with no gaps around your eyes or chin.
If you are using a spacer with a mouthpiece, ensure your lips create a tight seal and your technique is perfect.
Small Mask - Orange
(0 - 18 months)
Smaller facemask designed to sit gently to the face of an infant. Extra sensitive, low-resistance valve designed specifically for infants.
Medium Mask - Yellow
(1 - 5 years)
Slightly larger mask will provide a proper seal as the child grows. Extra sensitive, low-resistance valve designed specifically for children.
Mouthpiece - Blue
Guidelines recommend children use a mouthpiece product as soon as they are able – usually around 5 years of age, but all children are different so ask your doctor or pharmacist to help ensure your child's technique is correct.
Large Mask - Blue
For young persons with large facial features who may have difficulty with a mouthpiece, or who prefer the security a mask provides.