Asked by: Ruperto Raluymedical health lung and respiratory health
How do I put my nebulizer together?
Last Updated: 22nd February, 2020
- Wash your hands well.
- Connect the hose to an air compressor.
- Fill the medicine cup with your prescription.
- Attach the hose and mouthpiece to the medicinecup.
- Place the mouthpiece in your mouth.
- Breathe through your mouth until all the medicine isused.
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Then, is it OK to put water in a nebulizer?
Never fill your nebulizer with tap or distilledwater. If you use medicine with your IPV treatment,it should be added to the saline.
Likewise, when should you use a nebulizer for a cough? For patients with respiratory ailments, anebulizer breathing treatment may be an effective way toensure quick and thorough relief. Through the use of aclinically-supervised nebulizer treatment, patients caninhale medication directly into the lungs, helping ease airwayinflammation and allowing for easier breathing.
Similarly, you may ask, what does a nebulizer do for your lungs?
A nebulizer is a piece of medical equipment thata person with asthma or another respiratory condition canuse to administer medication directly and quickly to thelungs. A nebulizer turns liquid medicine into a veryfine mist that a person can inhale through a face mask ormouthpiece.
Can you use a nebulizer too much?
Do not save for future use. Using amouthpiece or face mask with the nebulizer, inhale theprescribed dose of medication into your lungs as directed by yourdoctor, usually 3 or 4 times daily as needed. Using too muchof this medication will increase your risk of serious(possibly fatal) side effects.