Questions to ask yourself
Am I using the correct accessories for my nebuliser?
Often when you're ill and in and out of hospital it is easy to mix up which chamber, mask etc. matches which nebuliser. Not all are compatible with all machines, and mismatched or worn out accessories can result in a poor output.
Am I using the correct nebuliser and chamber for the medication I have been prescribed?
Therapy regimes change as research is constantly moving forward. If your medical practitioner prescribes a new medication you may find your old nebuliser is just not up to the job. There is lots of independent advice available and manufacturers are constantly updating their products to meet new requirements.
Is my nebuliser one which requires an annual service in order to maintain optimum output?
If you're not sure you can contact us or the manufacturer. There may be a service agent local to you.
When was the last time I went to see the doctor? Is it about time for a check-up?
Nebulisers can fail but as you are no doubt aware, anyone with a chest condition is vulnerable and your health can quickly deteriorate even after your nebuliser therapy. In this case your prescribed medication may be less effective.