Dry Powder Inhaler (DPI)

by Cathy Parkes November 15, 2021 Updated: November 16, 2021

A dry powder inhaler (DPI) does not require the patient to shake the device or use a spacer. Instead, the patient should breathe in rapidly and deeply to move the dry powder fully into the lungs.
A dry powder inhaler (DPI) does not require the patient to shake the device or use a spacer. Instead, the patient should breathe in rapidly and deeply to move the dry powder fully into the lungs.


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