Nebulizers are drug delivery devices used to convert the liquid medicament into mist so that it can be directly inhaled through mouth or nose. It is used to administer dose to the asthma patients or respiratory tract infections. Nebulizers are also used to limit the side effects of steroids.
Working of nebulizer:
- Nebuliser consists of a compressor which is used to convert the liquid medicament into mist.
- Compressor is connected to the medicine holding container with a tube. In some nebulizers, a pressure regulator also connected which controls the flow of medicament.
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