Using your asthma inhaler properly is important to help the medication to work, and can also reduce the risk of side effects . Your pharmacist can check your inhaler technique and provide hands-on device training, even if you have used your inhaler for many years.
Improving inhaler technique can:
- Lower the risk of medication side effects
- Lead to fewer asthma symptoms
- Lead to improved quality of life 
- Reduce wastage of medication doses resulting in lower medication costs 
Your pharmacist can also check that you have a plan in case of an emergency, and advise you on whether you could benefit from a spacer device.
 https://www.nationalasthma.org.au/understanding-asthma/using-your-medicines-correctly  https://www.nationalasthma.org.au/news/2016/ninety-per-cent-of-australians-with-asthma-use-their-inhalers-incorrectly  https://www.nationalasthma.org.au/news/2017/10-ways-to-cut-your-asthma-costs  https://www.nationalasthma.org.au/living-with-asthma/resources/patients-carers/brochures/asthma-allergy
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