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This medication contains a bronchodilator (it dilates the bronchi). Typically, it is used to control asthma symptoms or for the prevention of exercise-induced asthma. It may also be used for emphysema or for chronic bronchitis. Its effects can be felt within a few minutes.
Before using this inhaler for the first time, or if you have not used it for more than 2 weeks, prime it (by releasing 4 puffs into the air) to ensure that it works properly.
To use this inhaler, follow these steps:
Depending on the treated condition, this medication may be used regularly or only as needed. Follow the instructions provided by your doctor or pharmacist.
In addition to its desired action, this medication may cause some side effects, notably:
This product is sensitive to heat. Store it at room temperature, in a secure location where it will not be exposed to excessive heat, moisture or direct sunlight. Make sure that any leftover portion is disposed of safely.
It is important to tell the health professionals you consult:
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