What is a nebuliser?
A nebuliser is a machine that can change liquid medication into a vapour that you can inhale. It is generally used for people who are asthmatic or need to take medication in mist form. A pump should nebulise 80% of the medication in the first 8 minutes, so a standard dose would be done within 10 minutes^.
^National Asthma Council Australia, Nebuliser use and care, accessed 13 November 2023
How do I use a nebuliser?
Your local Blooms The Chemist Pharmacist can take you through how to use your nebuliser. Some people can use the mouthpiece, but others may have more success using the nebuliser with a mask attached.
What are nebulisers used for?
Nebulisers are used for turning liquid medication into a vapour that can easily be absorbed into the lungs. It can be used for a variety of health conditions, including asthma, cystic fibrosis and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).