It's just so simple and easy to use......
Place the Funhaler mouthpiece in the child's mouth or if using the mask, place the mask over the child's mouth and nose. The Funhaler's unique internal spinner and whistle encourages the child to breathe normally. Whilst the child is breathing through the Funhaler the parent applies the correct medication dosage. The child enjoys the sound of the whistle and watches Wally the Whale spin during inhalation and exhalation.
Encourages children to take their medication
Promotes deep breathing by rewarding children with fun incentives
Reassures you that their child's breathing technique will allow effective medication
Preferred by both parents and children
Q: Can it be taken apart?
A: Yes, the Funhaler can be easily disassembled into 3 parts. Its modular design makes it simple to reassemble ready for use.
Q: How do I wash it and how often?
A: The Funhaler spacer should be washed each week in clean water with dish-washing detergent and allowed to drain and dry without rinsing (instructions are included with the Funhaler®).
Q: Is my 2 year old, old enough to use it?
A: The Funhaler is suitable for use for children 18 months and over.
Q: Will it fit my pMDI (Puffer)?
A: The Funhaler fits all major pMDI's (puffers)
Q: Do I have to use the mask?
A: The mask can assist in aerosol medication delivery in younger children. Your Health Professional will be able to advise if a mask is needed.
The Funhaler is included on the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods. The Funhaler has received US FDA clearance to be marketed in the United States and is CE marked.
Gervase CHANEY, Barry CLEMENTS, Lou LANDAU, Max BULSARA and Paul WATT . A new asthma spacer device to improve compliance in children: a pilot study. Respirology (2004) 9, 499-506
P M Watt, B Clements, S G Devadason, G M Chaney. Funhaler spacer: improving adherence without compromising delivery. Arch Dis Child 2003;88:579-581
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