Common Respiratory Drugs
An Introduction to Inhalers
  • Accolate

  • Advair

  • Airomir

  • Atrovent

  • Berotec

  • Bricanyl

  • Combivent

  • Foradil

  • Flovent

  • Intal

  • Oxeze

  • Prednisone

  • Pulmicort

  • Serevent

  • Singulair

  • Spiriva

  • Symbicort

  • Tilade

  • Theodur

  • Uniphyl

  • Ventolin

On this page you will find video demonstrations and written instructions for the use of common inhaler devices.  These demonstrations are also available in Farsi, Korean, Mandarin, Cantonese and Filipino.

Inhaler Instructions

Metered Dose Inhaler (MDI) + Spacer

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Mon - Thurs:    8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Friday:               8:30 am - 12:00 pm & 1pm-4pm

Saturday:          Closed

Sunday:             Closed

On the following Friday's the clinic will close at 3pm:

None scheduled

The Lung Centre will be closed for the holiday period from: 

8:30 am on Dec 24th, 2021 - 8:30 am Jan 3rd, 2022. 

The Lung Centre

Phone: 1-604-875-4122
Fax: 1-604-875-4695


We require a minimum of 2 business days notice for any cancellations or rescheduling of appointments.


If you do not show up for your appointment and do not contact our office, it is within the clinic’s right to charge you a missed appointment fee $50.

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