Tafen novolayzer refers to inhalation. One dose of the drug contains 200 μg of the active ingredient and corresponds to one injection.
The amount of medication prescribed is determined individually. The average amount of medication can be from 200 to 1600 μg of active ingredient per day. The holding dosage should correspond to the lowest effective amount of medication.
Standard prescribe one dose of the substance 1-2 times a day - patients with 12 years of age.
If the daily amount of Tafen novolayzer exceeds 4 doses, then they should be administered 3-4 times.
The maximum possible daily amount of Tafen novolayzer equals eight doses.
In childhood - from 6 to 12 years - it is recommended to use one dose 1-2 times a day. In this case, the limiting amount of medicament can be 4 doses.
Treatment with medication can be prolonged.
Before applying Tafen novolayzer, you need to bring the inhaler into a horizontal position, remove the protection in the form of a special cap, and then press the button red until it stops. During the last action, a click should occur and the control indicator at the bottom of the inhaler should change from red to green: the device is ready for use.
The patient should exhale deeply the air from the lungs, then bring the nozzle to the oral cavity and take a quick and deep breath. With the proper inhalation, another click will be heard, and the indicator will again change color to red.
After inhaling, the patient should hold his breath for a while and exhale slowly.
The instrument is equipped with a metering counter that indicates the remainder of the doses in the container. If the counter shows a digit of 0, it means that it's time to change the cartridge.
With continued use, the inhaler will require periodic cleaning. To do this, you need to do the following:
- remove cap-protection, remove mouthpiece;
- Turn the inhaler upper part down and remove the dosing mechanism;
- neatly pour powder from the inhaler, it is good to wipe the parts of the device with a napkin;
- Return the metering mechanism to its place, put on the cap.
Do not wash the appliance with water or detergent.