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Metered dose inhaler use - series

Metered dose inhaler - step five

Hold your breath for 10 seconds. If you cannot hold your breath for 10 seconds, hold it as long as you can. If you need another puff of medicine, wait 1 minute, then repeat steps 2 through 5.

Update Date: 5/23/2013

Updated by: Paula J. Busse, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Clinical Immunology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network.

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