Diskus Asthma Inhaler Teardown

The Diskus Asthma Inhaler was selected for this teardown in order to learn how a sophisticated product is produced in high volume at low cost.

Notable features:

  • Dosage countdown mechanism
  • Drug dispensing without a propellant
  • Drug storage in a small form factor

Since there did not appear to be any power source, there had to be some clever engineering inside!

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