How to use the Diskhaler

Important notes about Diskhaler®

The Diskhaler® pierces one blister of medicine at a time

Store at 25°C (77°F)

Always check the inside and outside of the mouthpiece to make sure it is clean and clear. Any foreign object in the mouthpiece could be inhaled and cause serious harm.

  • Remove the cover of the mouthpiece. Check inside and outside of the mouthpiece to make sure it is clean and clear.
  • Pull out the white tray gently with the edges of the white mouthpiece until you can see the ridges on each side of the tray.
  • Press both sides of the ridges at the same time and pull the white tray completely out of the Diskhaler® body.
  • Place one silver medicine disk on the wheel with the flat side facing up. The four blisters of the disk should fit neatly into the four holes in the wheel.
  • Slide back the white tray fully as far as it will go into the Diskhaler® body.
  • Life the lid (shaped like a half-circle) at the top of the Diskhaler® as far as it will go into a completely upright position. This lid must be in a straight upright position for the needle to pierce both the top and bottom of the medicine disk inside.
  • Click the lid down into position.
  • Breathe out away from the Diskhaler®. Keep the Diskhaler® at a level so the medicine does not spill out. Wrap and seal the mouthpiece with your lips without covering the air vents.
  • Breathe in steadily as strongly and deeply as you can until your lungs are full as much as you comfortably can. 
  • Remove the Diskhaler® from your mouth and hold your breath for 5 to 10 seconds or as long as you comfortably can and then breathe out slowly.
  • Rotate the Diskhaler® to the next blister by gently pulling the white tray out and in again. Only piece the blister when you are ready to take the next inhalation.
  • Replace the mouthpiece cover.
How to use the diskhaler
How to use the diskhaler
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