Nebulizer and Mouthpiece

A man using a nebulizer

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A nebulizer uses a compressor to turn medicine into a fine mist (aerosol). In this picture, the man is using a mouthpiece to breathe in the medicine.

ByHealthwise Staff

Primary Medical Reviewer E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine

Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine

Specialist Medical Reviewer Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine

Current as ofMay 23, 2016

Current as of: May 23, 2016

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine