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What Are Breath-Actuated Inhalers?

Breath-actuated inhalers are inhalers that automatically release a spray of medication when the person begins to inhale. Examples of breath-actuated inhalers are: Airmax, Autohaler and Easi-breathe). Medications delivered by breath-actuated inhalers are as follows.

  • Airmax GOLD: budesonide.
  • Autohaler GOLD: albuterol/salbutamol, beclomethasone, fenoterol/ipratropium combination and pirbuterol.
  • Easi-breathe GOLD: albuterol/ salbutamol, beclomethasone.
Last Reviewed: February 2015