How To Give A Baby An Inhaler With Spacer
Thrush (oral candidiasis): This fungal infection of the mouth can be prevented by using a spacer, rinsing your mouth after use, or using a lower dosage (with your healthcare provider's OK).Thrush can be treated with antifungal medications. Hoarseness/dysphonia: Potential effects on the voice can be prevented by using a spacer or a temporarily lowered. You may find the Volumatic spacer device, with a face mask, or the Babyhaler device useful if you have to give Ventolin Evohaler to a baby or a child under 5 – speak to your doctor if you think you might need one of these. Older children or people with weak hands may find it easier to hold the inhaler with both hands. 3.
Use an inhaler without a spacer, if necessary. Remove the inhaler cap and shake well. Have the person breathe out all the way and seal their lips tightly around the inhaler mouthpiece.