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Filtering the Filter – Nebulizer Filters

Nebulizer filters are one of the most essential nebulizer accessories for your nebulizer machine. Nebulizer filters filter and clean the air that passes through the machine, eliminating unwanted particles from the air. If the filter clogs after continuous use, the nebulizer’s performance and your nebulizer treatment will become inefficient. If you fail to change the nebulizer filter, it can result in serious damage to your nebulizer machine. Different nebulizer machines have different nebulizer filters that perfectly match the nebulizer compressor.

Why is it important to change Nebulizer Filters?

You have to change your nebulizer filter on regular basis. Breathing clean air is very important for the effective treatment of asthma and other respiratory conditions. Clean filters result in less work for your breathing machine, which will give it a longer life span. When you buy new filters for your nebulizer system, keep some important points in mind:

  • Remember to purchase filters that are made specifically for your nebulizer and those that are compatible with it.
  • Filters should be changed periodically.
  • Ensure that your air filter is clean before you travel and always carry a spare filter just in case.

How to find the right Replacement Filter for your Nebulizer?

There is a huge range of nebulizer air filters available that can fit perfectly with your nebulizer machine. Go through this nebulizer filter finder to get the right kind of filter for your nebulizer machine.

Pari Devilbiss Graham Field Drive
Pari Basic Pulmo Aide Neb-A-Doodle Deluxe Pacifica
Pari Reusable Pulmo Mate Neb-u-Tyke Speedster Power Neb
Pari LC Reusable Pulmo Neb Neb-u-Tyke Train Pacifica Elite
  Pulmo Neb LT Neb-u-Lite LX2  

 

Inspiration Innospire Reliamed Salter Medline
Elite  Essence Basic Aire Plus Aeromist
  Elegance Jo Jo Jellyfish    
  MiniElite      

 

How to change a Nebulizer Filter?

Usually nebulizer filter replacements are made periodically, ranging from 30 days to 6 months, depending on the manufacturer's instructions. But for the best performance of your machine, you should check nebulizer filters regularly and replace them if they get discolored, dirty or wet.

  1. Firmly grasp the filter cap and pull it out of the compressor machine.
  2. Gently remove the dirty filter from its position and discard it.
  3. Replace with a new replacement filter. With the new filter in position, push the filter cap back into its position.
  4. Do not reuse, wash or substitute any material for air inlet filter. It can lead to compressor damage.


Make sure you comply with the manufacturer's instructions regarding nebulizer filter replacement. Above mentioned steps are just general guidelines to start with.
 

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