About Nebulisation

What is Nebulisation?


Nebulisation is a respiratory management technique in which tiny spherical droplets of aerosolised medication are generated and inhaled by the patient.

Why use a Nebuliser?


A nebuliser device enables the horse owner to easily administer care to their horses airways and lungs. The device incorporates a mask that fits on the nose and a technological means of generating a fine mist. Old style technologies are based on a compressor which plug into the mains supply. Newer technologies are ultrasonic devices, while the most up-to-date devices (e.g. Flexineb E3) incorporate a vibrating piezo component. Each of these technologies can generate the fine mist which ensures the mist goes directly into the airways and ultimately the lungs.

Nebulisation with Flexineb E3


A nebuliser device enables the horse owner to easily administer care to their horses airways and lungs. The device incorporates a mask that fits on the nose and a technological means of generating a fine mist. Old style technologies are based on a compressor which plug into the mains supply. Newer technologies are ultrasonic devices, while the most up-to-date devices (e.g. Flexineb E3) incorporate a vibrating piezo component. Each of these technologies can generate the fine mist which ensures the mist goes directly into the airways and ultimately the lungs.

Choosing your Medication Cup


Your medication cup selection is very important to ensure your Flexineb E3 will operate correctly. Please follow the Instructions of your veterinarian very carefully. Only Medications approved and have been tested and is suitable for use with Flexineb E3.

GREY CODED

Our Standard Medication Cup, can be used with a wide range on Antibiotics, Bronchodilators, Corticosteroids, Mucolytics and Natural Solutions. Speed of delivery varies depending on how viscous the solution is that you are nebulising.

 

GREEN CODED

Can be used with viscous /thicker solutions, such as Antibiotics and Natural Therapy Solutions, to speed up the delivery time.

 


To get an aerosolised drug into the lower airways where it is required to manage the associated respiratory problems, the size of the droplets being produced is very important. These droplets must be in the range of 1-5 microns in diameter to be deposited deep into the lower airways (e.g. the lungs).