Frequently Asked Questions
AeroChamber Plus* Flow-VU* AntiStatic Valved Holding Chamber
How often should the chamber be cleaned?
The AeroChamber Plus* Flow-Vu* Chamber should be cleaned once a week. The Chamber is easy to clean and is dishwasher safe. If not cleaning in the dishwasher, the chamber can be washed in lukewarm water and detergent and then rinsed and allowed to air dry or put in the top rack of the dishwasher for the wash cycle.
Should I use the chamber with a facemask or mouthpiece?
Young children and adults who cannot use the mouthpiece, should use a the AeroChamber Plus* Flow-Vu* Chamber with facemask. Guidelines recommend that children transition to a mouthpiece around 5 years of age, once they are able to keep their mouths closed around the mouthpiece.
How often should the chamber be replaced?
The AeroChamber Plus* Flow-Vu* Chamber should be replaced every 12 months. If you live in Canada and wish to sign up for our reminder program, please click here. Just for signing up to the program you will receive a free carrying case!
What is the Flow-Vu* Indicator?
The Flow-Vu* Inhalation Indicator is a valuable feedback tool on the AeroChamber Plus* Flow-Vu* Chamber that moves as you breathe and helps provide assurance of correct use and medication delivery. The Flow-Vu* Indicator is especially useful for parents who are giving the inhaler medicine to their children. The indicator provides a visual cue of inhalation and correct use for medication delivery.
Can the AeroChamber Plus* Flow-Vu* Valved Holding Chamber be used with puffers like Qvar with the round end?
Yes. The AeroChamber Plus* Flow-Vu* Valved Holding Chamber can be used with ALL commonly prescribed metered dose inhalers. The AeroChamber Plus* brand of chambers is the most recommended by leading metered dose inhaler pharmaceutical companies..