AEROCHAMBER PLUS* FLOW-VU* Chamber
Using an AEROCHAMBER PLUS* FLOW-VU* Chamber with
your inhaler helps ensure your medicine is delivered
where it is needed
Anatomically shaped facemask contours gently to the face.
Extra sensitive, low-resistance valve designed specifically
The AEROCHAMBER PLUS* FLOW-VU* Chamber is the only chamber with a dedicated inhalation indicator.
- The FLOW-VU* Inhalation Indicator gives caregivers visual assurance of correct use and medication delivery
- Shows there is a proper seal
- Enables counting of breaths
- Helps co-ordinate actuation with inhalation
AEROCHAMBER PLUS* FLOW-VU* chamber is available at pharmacies across the UK. Speak to your healthcare provider about which chamber is right for you.
People who use a valved holding chamber with their inhaler have better control of their respiratory symptoms.1
To improve drug delivery, global respiratory guidelines recommend the use of a chamber device along with a metered dose inhaler (MDI) in patients of all ages.2
Using an AEROCHAMBER PLUS* FLOW-VU* Chamber with your inhaler helps ensure your medicine is delivered where it is needed to work in your lungs and reduces the potential for side effects by limiting the amount of medication that ends up in your mouth.
1 GINA - Global Strategy for Asthma Management and Prevention, 2017.
2 Levy ML et al Asthma patient’s inability to use a pressurized metered-dose inhaler (pMDI) correctly correlates with poor asthma control as defined by the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) strategy: a retrospective analysis. Prim Care Respir J. 2013; Dec;22(4):406-11.
How to use the FLOW-VU* Indicator
How to use AEROCHAMBER PLUS* FLOW-VU* Chamber with Mask
How to use AEROCHAMBER PLUS* FLOW-VU* Chamber
The AeroChamber Plus* Flow-Vu* Chamber should be cleaned once a week. The Chamber is easy to clean and is dishwasher safe. If not cleaning in the dishwasher, the chamber can be washed in lukewarm water and detergent and then rinsed and allowed to air dry or put in the top rack of the dishwasher for the wash cycle.
The AEROCHAMBER PLUS* FLOW-VU* Chamber should be cleaned once a week. The Chamber is easy to clean and is dishwasher safe. If not cleaning in the dishwasher, the chamber can be washed in lukewarm water and detergent and then rinsed and allowed to air dry or put in the top rack of the dishwasher for the wash cycle.
Young children and adults who cannot use the mouthpiece, should use a the AEROCHAMBER PLUS* FLOW-VU* Chamber with a mask. Guidelines recommend that children transition to a mouthpiece around 5 years of age, once they are able to keep their mouths closed around the mouthpiece.
The AeroChamber Plus* Flow-Vu* Chamber should be replaced every 12 months. If you live in Canada and wish to sign up for our reminder program, please click here. Just for signing up to the program you will receive a free carrying case!
The FLOW-VU* Inhalation Indicator is a valuable feedback tool on the AEROCHAMBER PLUS* FLOW-VU* Chamber that moves as you breathe and helps provide assurance of correct use and medication delivery. The FLOW-VU* Indicator is especially useful for parents who are giving the inhaler medicine to their children. The indicator provides a visual cue of inhalation and correct use for medication delivery.
Yes. The AEROCHAMBER PLUS* FLOW-VU* Valved Holding Chamber can be used with ALL commonly prescribed metered dose inhalers. The AEROCHAMBER PLUS* brand of chambers ARE the most recommended by leading metered dose inhaler pharmaceutical companies.
The AeroChamber* Brand of Valved Holding Chamber (VHC) has been continually updated and improved upon since it was first introduced in 1983. The product enhancements are designed to increase ease of use for patients while enhancing the consistency of aerosol medication delivery.
Presented at the British Thoracic Society December 2018.
Having a child with asthma can be stressful for parents, especially for financially strapped ones struggling to pay for an arsenal of puffers and pills for their child’s treatment. Because of this, those healthcare professionals who recommend spacer chambers may suggest one of many lower-cost versions that are available on the market today. But focusing only on cost may be putting a child’s health at risk.
According to this new retrospective study, published in Pulmonary Therapy, the AeroChamber Plus* Flow-Vu* Anti-Static VHC was associated with a significant delay in time to first exacerbation (p=0.0005) and a significant 13% reduction in Emergency Room/Accident and Emergency (ER/A&E) visits (p=0.0167) compared with control, non-anti-static chambers.
Presented at ATS 2021
- The FRI deposition profiles highlight that the MDI/ AeroChamber Plus* Flow Vu* VHC system delivered an appreciably greater percentage of drug to the lung region than either of the two DPIs.
- The influence of inhalation flow profile was less with the MDI/VHC system and differed between the two DPIs.