Reusable nebulizers: Use and maintenance

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Learn about the importance of cleaning and disinfecting a reusable nebulizer and follow the step-by-step instructions to learn how to do it.

Key points

  • It is important to administer the correct medication in the correct nebulizer to optimize therapy.
  • Reusable nebulizers must be cleaned and disinfected after every use.
  • Cleaning your nebulizer includes washing the pieces of the nebulizer with warm water, dish soap and clean paper towel.
  • Disinfecting your nebulizers using either heat or a special solution.
  • It is important to leave the nebulizer parts to air dry on a clean towel, away from the sink.
Last updated: July 20th 2022