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What is the white coating on my aerochamber inhaler spacer?

What is the white coating on my aerochamber inhaler spacer?

Residual drug/propel: The white coating is probably residual drug and propellant. ...Read more

Spacer (Definition)

A spacer in dentistry can be any orthodontic device to hold space formed by early loss of a baby tooth so that permanent tooth has a place to come in. They are usually removed when ...Read more


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Do i need a prescription for a spacer for my inhaler?

Do i need a prescription for a spacer for my inhaler?

No: Fspacer for inhaler you may be able to buy over the internet without prescription but if you want the insurance company to reimburse you , then you will need a prescription. ...Read more

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Can't you use a spacer with a dry powder inhaler?

Can't you use a spacer with a dry powder inhaler?

Not aerosolized: Dry powder inhalers depend on your breathing in the particles, there is not any power behind them, like you would see in a metered dose inhaler. Spacers do not allow you to get enough airflow to do it. ...Read more

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How do you use the pocket chamber spacer for an asthma inhaler?

How do you use the pocket chamber spacer for an asthma inhaler?

My method: The pocket chamber spacer has a lot going for it - small size, smaller price. Like all modern inhaler devices it has a one-way valve so your exhaled breath does not return to the holding chamber. (1) activate inhaler (2) begin inhaling within 1 second (3) inhale slowly to a count of 5 (1, one thousand, 2...) (4) hold breath to count of 10 (5) exhale (6) wait 30 seconds (7) repeat with 2nd dose. ...Read more

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Can steroid asthma inhaler still cause oral thrush when using a spacer?

Can steroid asthma inhaler still cause oral thrush when using a spacer?

Yes: Although a spacer may reduce the deposition of steroid on the throat, it does not eliminate it thus leading to thrush. Try gargling with water or a mouthwash after each use to see if this helps. ...Read more

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Can I have sushi with spacers?

Can I have sushi with spacers?

List of foods: Yes, sushi is OK. However, eating certain foods can cause damage to your braces, bands and wires. Loose bands, broken brackets and broken wires cause delay in your orthodontic treatment and extra cost. Ask your orthodontist for a list of foods to follow. ...Read more

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Can spacers hurt more then braces?

Can spacers hurt more then braces?

Mild discomfort: Only mild discomfort or sensitivity is expected after the placement of spacers or braces. Medications such as Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Advil usually control this discomfort. You should continue normal brushing and flossing around the spacers and braces. Take care. ...Read more

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Dr. Shah Chowdhury
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Inhaler (Definition)

It is a type of medication delivery system used to inhale aerosolized medications. The most well know of this is ...Read more