Skip to content


    Attention All WebMD Community Members:

    These message boards are closed to posting. Please head on over to our new WebMD Message Boards to check out and participate in the great conversations taking place:

    Your new WebMD Message Boards are now open!

    Making the move is as easy as 1-2-3.

    1. Head over to this page:

    2. Choose the tag from the drop-down menu that clicks most with you (and add it to any posts you create so others can easily find and sort through posts)

    3. Start posting

    Have questions? Email us anytime at [email protected]

    Inhaler Use
    Gregory M Metz, MD posted:
    For those who use daily inhaled steroids (controller medication) make sure to rinse out your mouth with water or brush your teeth after each use. You do not have to rinse out your mouth following rescue inhaler use. This will help prevent a white coating/thrush from developing.
    Was this Helpful?
    56 of 149 found this helpful
    needadvise responded:
    hello i have been living with asma for a while and i use 2 pumps a salution for me please
    atti_editor replied to needadvise's response:
    Hi needadvise,

    Are you working with a doctor or an asthma specialist to make sure that your symptoms are under control? He/She would be best able to answer questions concerning your specific asthma plan and treatment options, but if you have any general questions about asthma we would be happy to help Our Asthma Health Center is filled with information on controlling your asthma, possible asthma triggers and more. Please let us know how you are doing!

    Best wishes,

    Helpful Tips

    Asthma InhalersExpert
    There are several types of inhalers for asthma. Some inhalers (inhaled steroids) are controller medications that are used on a daily basis ... More
    Was this Helpful?
    128 of 159 found this helpful

    Related Drug Reviews

    • Drug Name User Reviews

    Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

    FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

    For more information, visit the Duke Health Asthma and Allergies Center