Symbicort Turbuhaler is easy to use

Symbicort Turbuhaler is designed to be easy to hold and carry. It's also extremely easy to use.

Watch a video on how to use Symbicort Turbuhaler

Using the Turbuhaler is easy

Unscrew and remove the protective cover. Hold the Turbuhaler upright and TWIST the grip.
Twist the grip back in the other direction until you hear a CLICK. Your Turbuhaler is now loaded with the dose.
Breathe out then place the mouthpiece in your mouth and form a seal with your lips. INHALE deeply.

Taking Symbicort SMART is SIMPLE

Your doctor will tell you how many inhalations to take; usually just one inhalation in the morning and at night, and one more when you have asthma symptoms.



Find out more about taking Symbicort SMART

'Tips & hints'

  • When you are not using your Turbuhaler, keep the cover on.
  • Keep your Turbuhaler dry at all times, if it is dirty wipe it with a tissue.
  • Do NOT breathe out through the mouthpiece.
  • Rinse your mouth with water after taking your dose.
  • Each dose is very small so you may not taste or feel the medication as you inhale it.
  • When you see the dose indicator turn red, it’s time for a new Symbicort Turbuhaler.

The information on this website aims to help you understand asthma and COPD and their treatment. You should always ask your doctor about your own situation to get professional advice that's relevant to you.