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How should I use fluticasone inhalation?

You should use your fluticasone inhalation exactly as directed by your doctor. Read the information in the package and follow the these steps:
  • Take off the wrapping.
  • Remove the mouthpiece cap and check the mouthpiece for dirt.
  • Insert the canister all the way into the actuator.
  • Shake the actuator with the canister in it.
  • For the first use, prime the inhaler by releasing four test sprays into the air, away from your face, shaking the inhaler before each spray.
  • Exhale.
  • With the mouthpiece facing you and at the bottom, place your thumb under the mouthpiece and your index finger on top of the canister.
  • Close your mouth around the mouthpiece.
  • Press down firmly on the top of the canister, and at the same time breathe in deeply and slowly. Remove your finger from the top.
  • Take the inhaler out of your mouth and close your mouth.
  • Hold your breath for 10 seconds, if possible.
  • Repeat as many times as you have been instructed by your doctor.
  • Replace the cap on the mouthpiece.
  • Swish water in your mouth and spit it out without swallowing.

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