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Metered dose inhaler use - Series—Metered dose inhaler - step six

Metered dose inhaler – step six

Overview

Rinse out your mouth after you take your last puff of medicine.(Note: rinsing is needed only if the medicine you just took was a corticosteroid. Ask your healthcare provider about your inhaler.)

Review Date 2/19/2018

Updated by: Neil K. Kaneshiro, MD, MHA, Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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