Inhalation nebulizer to help clear the nasal passages if nasal congestion and runny nose, soothe the throat and soaked mucus, so it flows faster, and the disease is on the decline. The holding of the inhalation it is possible and at home. And doctors even wrote a manual for parents, which can treat the child fairly efficiently and quickly.

How much time do you need to do inhalation

On average, doctors determined the duration of inhalation for 10-15 minutes. To exceed this time is not necessary. However, in the case of children exceed themselves, and fail, because the little fidgets to sit still in one place for so long is very difficult. But it is worth considering that less than prescribed time inhalation is also not worth it. At least it should add 5 minutes. Otherwise its effect will be greatly reduced.

By the way, look at the time simply. Nebulizer spray a certain amount of medication over time. So, a number of models, for example, are able to spray 5 ml for 5 minutes. Therefore, in the process of the procedure is not necessary to measure the time, you can just look at the amount of drug in the capsule apparatus. Read the instructions and find out whether your device is such a function.

The first time you can slightly reduce the duration of inhalation. However, you need to try to withstand at least 3 minutes. It is only in the case if the child is nervous, cranky and shows different signs of anxiety. In this situation it is better to have less time for the procedure, the baby will not get any effect from that will cry, etc.

If you use one nebulizer to treat several people at once, for example, two children or dad and child, or children, remember, time of continuous work for about 15 minutes. So between the inhalations for each family member to make a break in half an hour. Otherwise you risk to burn your device.

How to carry out the inhalation to be effective

The patient should sit, the mask tightly to face. However, she should fully cover the nose and mouth. At the time treatments throughout the talk. Also, do not be distracted by various other things. This is due to the fact that during inhalation must be very deep breathing and focus only on that.

A runny nose is treated with nasal breathing, i.e. inhale and exhale through the nose do. Be sure to breathe calmly, slowly and smoothly. If during the procedure, the child coughed, should terminate inhalation to cough well and then continue. Time after time, not increase.