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Nebulizer use - series

Nebulizer use - part one

Nebulizers are used to treat asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), and other conditions where inhaled medicines are indicated.

Nebulizers deliver a stream of medicated air to the lungs over a period of time.

Nebulizer use - part two

Assemble the nebulizer according to its instructions. Connect the hose to an air compressor.

Nebulizer use - part three

Fill the medicine cup with your prescription, according to the instructions.

Nebulizer use - part four

Attach the hose and mouthpiece to the medicine cup.

Nebulizer use - part five

Place the mouthpiece in your mouth. Breathe through your mouth until all the medicine is used, about 10-15 minutes. Some people use a nose clip to help them breathe only through the mouth.

Nebulizer use - part six

Some people prefer to use a mask.

Nebulizer use - part seven

Wash the medicine cup and mouthpiece with water, and air-dry until your next treatment.

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  • Nebulizer use - part one

    Nebulizer use - part one

  • Nebulizer use - part two

    Nebulizer use - part two

  • Nebulizer use - part three

    Nebulizer use - part three

  • Nebulizer use - part four

    Nebulizer use - part four

  • Nebulizer use - part five

    Nebulizer use - part five

  • Nebulizer use - part six

    Nebulizer use - part six

  • Nebulizer use - part seven

    Nebulizer use - part seven

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