Types of Asthma Inhalers

Which asthma inhaler does what?

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There are various types of asthma inhalers. They contain different types of medication, to provide fast relief or long-acting prevention of asthma symptoms.

Asthma inhalers also have different mechanisms. While some require you to pump, others are breath-activated. Whichever asthma inhaler you use, you must make sure you understand how it works.

Use our fast and convenient service at ZAVA to order the prescription for your asthma inhaler online.

Fill in our brief questionnaire to let our doctor know which inhaler you are using. Our doctor will make sure it is safe for you to continue your treatment before issuing a prescription to a local pharmacy in Ireland or your home address.

Please note, we can only treat patients who have been using an asthma inhaler for at least 3 months.

A consultation for asthma treatment prescription costs €20.

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Types of asthma inhalers

Types of inhalers

  • Reliever inhalers help to stop acute symptoms when they happen
  • Preventer inhalers reduce your risk of getting symptoms
  • Combination inhalers function as both reliever and preventer inhalers

Inhaler colours

Each different type of inhaler generally has the same colour. This is to help you choose the right one when you are experiencing an attack, rather than having to recognise the name of the medication on the inhaler.

  • Reliever inhalers are usually blue
  • Preventer inhalers are usually brown
  • Combination inhalers vary in colour
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Dr Kathryn Basford

Dr Kathryn Basford is an IMC and GMC registered GP who works with our Irish team here at ZAVA. She graduated from the University of Manchester and completed her GP training at Whipps Cross Hospital in London.

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Last reviewed: 08 Jan 2021

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