Nebulizers for the Treatment of Asthma (PDF)

Type: Asthma
Price: Free


Nebulizers can be used for the treatment of asthma. A nebulizer machine, or “breathing machine,” turns liquid asthma medicine into a mist. You then breathe in the medicine through a mask or mouthpiece. Nebulizers may be easier to use than asthma inhalers for some people. 

This handout provides information on:

  • The different types of nebulizers
  • The benefits of using a nebulizer
  • How to get a nebulizer and nebulized medicines
  • How to use a nebulizer
  • How to clean a nebulizer

Made possible through a partnership with Omron Healthcare, Inc.

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