Nebulizer is a drug delivery device used to inhale medicines in form of mist, this is directed towards lungs. Nebulizers are battery powered or electric machines. The shape and size varies, sometimes it could be noisy and bulky, require to be plugged. For this to be inhaled, a facemask or mouthpiece is required and to be stationed at one place. Improper use of nebulizer leads to wastage of medicine.
After every use Nebulizers needs to be rinsed thoroughly with warm water, once washed allow it to dry. Before the day is over, nebulizer mask, mouthpiece, mask must be washed with soapy water and dry. The compressor tubing needs not be cleaned.
After every 3 days completion, this needs to be disinfectant using the water/vinegar solution with proportion such as one and half cup water and half cup vinegar. Soak the device for 20 minutes then rinse it.