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Southwestern United States
Information for patients with allergy and related problems
in the Southwest

KEY TO IDENTITY OF METERED DOSE ORAL INHALERS

M Round, circular mouthpiece
      - purple cap, grey body
      - green cap, grey body
      - orange cap, yellow body

M Mouthpiece oval with straight sides
       Blue grey container
         - red band on can
       White translucent container
         - white cap
       Almond container
         - brown cap
       Brown container
         - peach cap
      White container, transparent canister guard, colored blocks on label     
         - blue cap
         - green cap
         - orange cap

M Oval mouthpiece, white container
      - blue cap, blue label
      - white cap, green label
      - yellow cap

M Lever on top
      - pale blue-grey body

M Folding mouthpiece
      - white body
      - blue-grey body

  • Rounded Disk
    - Green
    - Purple

 

Aerobid
Aerobid M
Proventil HFA

Ventolin

Albuterol, generic

Beclovent

Flovent


Alupent
Atrovent
Combivent


Intal
Tilade
Brethaire


Maxair Autohaler

Azmacort
Maxair

 

Serevent Diskus
Advair


 

Disclaimer:   This site is for educational purposes only.  Any information that you have found in this web site is not intended to replace medical care or advice given to you by your own physicians. You should consider consulting your local medical library and other web sites for additional information. 

Comments and suggestions welcome!   Email: schumach@u.arizona.edu
Content Owner:  Michael J. Schumacher, MB, FRACP, The University of Arizona
Updated  8/2003