A Nebulizer is a machine that converts liquid medicines into aerosol or droplet form for direct inhalation to reach the lungs. It’s one of the most used machine at hospitals and clinics for asthmatic patients to relieve their symptoms in a short time. Bronchodilators, antibiotics, saline, adrenaline are some of the medicines that can be nebulized with the help of a nebulizer.
With increasing air pollution, there has been a rapid increase in the number of persons who become asthmatic at a young age. Children are also becoming more and more suceptible to bronchitis, pneumonias and severe asthma. The use of a nebulizer at home is becoming more than a necessity these days.
If you’re wondering whether you should buy a nebulizer for use at home, I recommend you to read this article first.
And if you’ve already decided to buy one, here’s my top 3 picks that you can buy online:
#1 Nulife HandyNeb compressor nebulizer
This is the most value for money nebulizer that I’d bought last year and surprisinly is still working like a stallion. At 1200 INR, this nebulizer is clearly a no-brainer with the set of features it has. A powerful piston type compressor, safety fuse, adult and pediatric masks, low noise level and the carry pouch makes the Nulife HandyNeb a head turner. For an in-depth review of this nebulizer, go to this page.
#2 Omron NE-C801 Compressor Nebulizer
A genuine nebulizer from the Healthcare giants, Omron. This particular model has been so popular all over the world and is still a best-seller in the UK. With Omron’s virtual valve technology, the patient can exhale through the mouhtpiece itself thereby reducing medicine wastage. By replacing silicon valves, the VVT offers better flow, and is safer in children considering the potential choking hazard. At a reasonable price of less than 2000 INR, this nebulizer is certainly one to look out for.
#3 Omron NE-C28 Compressor Nebulizer
I’m pretty sure that you’d have seen this nebulizer already. It’s easily the most commonly used nebulizer in hospitals and is loved by healthcare professionals simply because of it’s reliability and durability. We use this one at our PHC palliative clinic. The ABS grade plastic body, virtual valve technology, easily sterilisable parts and the simpliciy of this nebulizer makes it a favourite one both for the healthcare providers and for the patients. I’ve already reviewed this product in detail and you can read it here.
So, if you’ve friends or family members who are looking to buy a good nebulizer, do share this article with them. Do you know any other good quality nebulizers? Let me know which one you’re using.