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Nebulizers Directory

Nebulizers are machines that you breathe into. After you put medication in the mouthpiece, the nebulizer changes it from liquid to mist that you inhale. The medication helps relieve symptoms of asthma and other lung conditions like COPD. A prescription is required to get a nebulizer. They can cost $50 and higher. Instructions will come with your nebulizer -- it's important to carefully follow these directions so that you get an effective breathing treatment. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how nebulizers are used, who needs them, how they work, and more.

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WebMD explains the use of a nebulizer and offers guidelines parents can use to help their child benefit from this asthma treatment. Here’s how to make the experience more pleasant for your child.

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