Definition of inhaler in English:


Line breaks: in|haler
Pronunciation: /ɪnˈheɪlə


  • A portable device for administering a drug which is to be breathed in, used for relieving asthma and other bronchial or nasal congestion.
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    • Now diagnosed, Kirsten is on medication and uses an inhaler to help her breathe.
    • Medicines that can cause palpitations include asthma inhalers and decongestants.
    • The most common asthma inhalers, also known as bronchodilators, contain the drug albuterol.

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