CADTH searched for evidence on the safety and cost-effectiveness of re-using the canister portion of metered dose inhalers (MDIs) across multiple patients in a health care setting. CADTH also searched for any evidence-based guidelines on the topic.

Three non-randomized studies were identified regarding the safety of reusing the canister portion of MDIs and they are summarized in this report. However, no cost-effectiveness studies or evidence-based guidelines were identified.

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Reusing Metered Dose Inhalers in a Health Care Setting: Clinical Effectiveness, Cost-Effectiveness, and Guidelines

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