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The AeroChamber Plus with Mask is a valved holding chamber designed for the delivery of medication to the lungs, particularly for individuals with respiratory conditions such as asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It is a device designed to optimize the delivery of inhaled medications from pressurized metered dose inhalers (MDIs).
The AeroChamber Plus comes for adult size large with mask for individuals with large facial features. The mask helps to ensure a secure seal during inhalation, improving medication delivery and reducing oropharyngeal deposition of the medication. It helps prevent medication from ending up on the back of the throat or roof of the mouth, improving the effectiveness of the treatment. The device can be used in various environments, including the home, hospitals, and clinics.
Use and Dosage
To ensure proper and effective use of the Aerochamber Adult Plus with a mask, follow the instructions for use provided by the manufacturer and consult with your healthcare professional.
To use the AeroChamber Adult Plus with Mask, follow these steps:
- Shake the inhaler canister and remove the cap.
- Insert the inhaler into the back of the AeroChamber.
- Place the mask securely over your nose and mouth. Ensure a proper seal.
- Press the inhaler to release the medication while breathing in slowly and deeply.
- Hold your breath for a few seconds, then exhale slowly.
- Repeat, if necessary, or as directed by your healthcare provider.
Note that these are general instructions, and specific instructions may vary depending on the specific medication and device being used. Always follow the instructions provided with your AeroChamber Adult Plus with Mask and consult with your healthcare professional if you have any questions or concerns.
Common Side Effects of Aerochamber Adult Plus with Mask (For Use with Inhalers):
- Hoarseness or voice changes
- Increased heart rate
- Nausea or vomiting
- Nervousness or restlessness
- Oral thrush (fungal infection in the mouth)
- Throat irritation or dryness
- Tremors or shaking
Forms and Strength
Aerochamber Adult Plus with Mask (For Use with Inhalers) is available in the following forms and strength:
Aerochamber Adult Plus with Mask: Adult Aerosol Inhalation Device
- No dose
- Prescription requirement: The AeroChamber Adult Plus with Mask is available by prescription only. Consult with a healthcare professional or follow local regulations regarding its use.
- Proper technique: Use the AeroChamber Adult Plus with Mask correctly to ensure effective medication delivery. Follow the manufacturer's instructions and seek guidance from a healthcare professional if needed.
- Age appropriateness: The AeroChamber Adult Plus with Mask is designed for use by adults or individuals with large facial features. Ensure that the mask size is appropriate for the user to achieve a proper seal and optimal medication delivery.
- Cleaning and maintenance: Regularly clean and maintain the AeroChamber Adult Plus with Mask according to the manufacturer's instructions to prevent contamination and ensure proper functioning.
- Compatibility with inhalers: The AeroChamber Adult Plus with Mask is intended for use with the most pressurized Metered Dose Inhalers (MDIs). However, it may not be compatible with other types of inhalers such as dry powder inhalers (DPIs). Consult with a healthcare professional to ensure compatibility with your specific inhaler.
- Individual suitability: The AeroChamber Adult Plus with Mask is intended for use by patients under the care or treatment of a physician or licensed healthcare professional. Discuss its suitability and appropriateness for your specific respiratory condition with your healthcare provider.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
How often should I replace the mask and chamber?
The mask and chamber of the AeroChamber adult plus should be replaced at regular intervals as recommended by the manufacturer. This is typically every 6 to 12 months or when they show signs of wear or damage.
Can I use the AeroChamber Adult Plus with Mask with any type of inhaler?
The AeroChamber Adult Plus with Mask is designed to be used with a metered-dose inhaler (MDI) that releases aerosol medication. It may not be compatible with other types of inhalers, such as dry powder inhalers (DPIs).
Is the AeroChamber Adult Plus with Mask suitable for children?
It is primarily designed for use by adults or individuals with large facial features. There are separate AeroChamber models available for children, with appropriate mask sizes based on age groups.
How often should I clean the AeroChamber Adult Plus with Mask?
Clean it at least once a week or as directed by your healthcare provider. Follow the manufacturer's instructions for cleaning, which typically involve disassembling the chamber, washing it with mild soap and warm water, and allowing it to air dry.
It's important to purchase Aerochamber Adult Plus with Mask from verified Canadian pharmacy.