Flo-Tone Trainer

Helping patients to improve their inhaler technique

The Flo-Tone Trainer is a training device that makes it easier for healthcare professionals to help patients achieve the correct flow rate and to master inhale/actuate co-ordination. pMDIs are widely used inhalers, yet most patients do not use them correctly. Many inhale too rapidly, some cannot co-ordinate inhalation and actuation easily.

Product overview

Product features and benefits

  • For use with placebo pMDI training inhalers or Trainhaler
  • Patients learn to inhale at the correct flow rate
  • Patients learn to maintain inhalation post-acuation to convey medication to lungs
  • Inhaler training can be conducted quickly
  • Whistle provides a clear positive signal to actuate
  • Low-cost, simple yet effective method of inhaler technique training
  • Currently fits many pMDIs
Positive whistle

Whistle signals once correct flow rate has been achieved

The built-in whistle produced on inhalation provides a clear positive signal to actuate, helping the patient to understand when they have achieved the correct flow rate for successful drug delivery. Then after actuation, helping them maintain a slow gentle inhalation, to move the medication into the lungs.