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How to use Avamys

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Using your allergy nasal spray properly is important.

This short video shows you how to use Avamys.

Checklist of steps

  1. Blow your nose gently, if needed
  2. Shake the nasal spray
  3. Remove the cap by gently squeezing the sides of the cap
  4. Tilt your head forward
  5. Place the nozzle in one of your nostrils
  6. Point the nozzle away from the centre of your nose, towards the inside corner of your eye on the same side*
  7. While breathing in through your nose, firmly press the side button once
  8. Remove the nozzle and breathe out through your mouth
  9. Repeat steps 4–8 for your other nostril
  10. Wipe the nozzle and the inside of the cap
  11. Replace the cap

* You might find this easier if you use your opposite hand to hold the spray

Your nasal inhaler spray will come with instructions in the package. Always check the package insert for any specific instructions.

Common errors to avoid

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Acknowledgement

Thanks to Ms Marg Gordon, asthma and respiratory educator, and the patient who participated in this film clip.

Development of this How-to video was supported by an untied educational grant from GSK Australia. The National Asthma Council Australia retained editorial control.