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   Posted 5/17/2008 6:52 PM (GMT -6)   
I am trying to find out if it is better to use an mdi inhaler alone or with a spacer.  Thanks

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   Posted 5/17/2008 9:52 PM (GMT -6)   
Hello, nice to meet you!
You have a good question and it depends on the MDI your using. With Advair a spacer is not needed. Have you asked your local pharmacy for help in this matter as they also, sell spacers and some spacers require a prescription from your Doctor. I once had a doctor once tell me to use the cardboard roll from a finished toilet tissue roll as a make shift spacer. Wish I could be of more help to you.
I wish you lots of luck and hope you can find a good spacer for you. I was switched to asmanex and it does not require a spacer, plus it counts the puffs down as well...kinda neat!
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