How to use your Respimat inhaler every day

Three main steps to use your inhaler every day1

Man using respimat inhaler

Respiratory Respimat - Daily use

Just remember Turn – Open – Press1

Follow the simple, easy to learn steps below for daily use of your RESPIMAT® inhaler:

  • Activation instructions. Step 1: turn


    • Keep the cap closed
    • Turn the clear base in the direction of the arrows on the label until it clicks (half a turn)
  • Activation instructions. Step 2: open


    • Open the cap until it snaps fully open
  • How to inhaler with Respimat


    • Breathe out slowly and fully
    • Close your lips around the mouthpiece without covering the air vents 
    • Point your inhaler to the back of your throat
    • While taking a slow, deep breath through your mouth, PRESS the dose-release button and continue to breathe in slowly for as long as comfortable
    • Repeat TURN, OPEN, PRESS for a total of 2 puffs
    • Close the cap until you use your inhaler again

Placebo RESPIMAT® Instructions for use. October 2018.


Dalby RN, et al. Med Devices (Auckl). 2011;4:145-155.


Dalby R, et al. Int J Pharm. 2004;283(1-2):1-9.


Ciciliani AM, et al. Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 2017;12:1565-1577.

  • Replacing your cartridge1

    What to do when your cartridge is used up

    Instructions to replace the cartridge
  • Easy inhalation1-4

    Why a slow deep breath makes the difference

    How to inhaler with Respimat
  • FAQs

    Frequently asked questions

    Freuently Asked Questions