SaltMed - Inhalator salin cu emisie controlata de aerosoli

FAQ

1. SaltMed is easy to use?

SaltMed is easy to use:

  • remove the filter cartridge from its original container
  • mount the air pump into the lower end of the cartridge
  • mount the inhalation mask in the upper end of the cartridge
  • place the inhalation mask on the face. Breathe the air enriched with saline aerosols normally through the mask for a minimum of 30 minutes
  • after each treatment session, store the cartridge in the container provided, which contains a silica drying agent

Wipe the mask with a piece of cotton and disinfect it with rubbing alcohol. Store all the components in the original textile case. Keep the set in a dry place.

For more details, please see the user manual.

You can use the inhaler while reading, watching TV or using a computer.

2. How long should I use SaltMed inhaler?

The minimum recommended duration of use is one hour per day, which can be divided into a maximum of 2 sessions of 30 min. Depending on the type and severity of the condition, it can be used up to two sessions of 3 hours a day. For more details, please consult the treatment section dedicated to each condition: chronic bronchitis (COPD), persistent cough, bronchiolitis or wheezing, sinusitis, allergic rhinitis, asthma, prevention of respiratory diseases.

3. What happens if I use SaltMed longer? Can I expose myself to overdose?

SaltMed cannot cause salt overdose, regardless the time of use. Although it emits a very high number of particles - millions per second, the total amount of salt emitted is very small due to their extremely small size (in 24 hours of continuous use, the SaltMed cartridge emits about 3 mg of salt. In comparison, a raw tomato contains 5-9 mg salt). In addition, the salt is NOT absorbed from the lungs into the bloodstream.

4. How do I store the SaltMed?

At the end of each treatment session, detach the cartridge and store it into the provided container with silica gel. Wipe the mask with a piece of cotton and disinfect it with rubbing alcohol. After use, store all the components in the original textile case. Keep the set in a dry place.

5. When should I replace the cartridge?

To maintain the therapeutic effect, it is recommended to change the SaltMed L cartridge after 60 hours of use and the N cartridge after 100 hours of use. Do not use for more than 3 months after the opening of the original packaging. Use only SaltMed cartridges.

6. What is the difference between N cartridge and L cartridges?

The L-type cartridge is recommended for home use and can be used for up to 60 hours, but not more than 90 minutes per day. The N cartridge is recommended for use in hospital or intensive use at home and can be used for up to 100 hours, but not more than 12 hours a day.

7. Can I use SaltMed if I have hypertension?

Yes, you may use SaltMed if you are hypertensive, or if you are on low sodium diet. During this therapy, salt is introduced into the body through inhalation in the form of saline aerosols and acts exclusively locally in the respiratory tract. The amount of salt that could possibly be absorbed into the bloodstream is insignificant and does not affects the whole body.

8. Can SaltMed treatment be associated with other treatments?

Yes, treatment with SaltMed may be associated with other medicinal or alternative treatments. It`s not interacting with any drugs. The SaltMed dry salt inhaler is a complementary therapy that does not replace your current medical treatments. Do not interrupt or modify current treatments and follow your doctor's advice.

9. Can SaltMed inhaler be used in children?

Yes, due to the safety of the treatment and convenient administration, SaltMed can be used in children, including infants. For children under 8 years , it is recommended to use the mask for children (smaller size).

10. How quickly do the positive effects of SaltMed therapy occur?

Depending on the condition and the existing symptoms, the positive effects can occur from the first day of use.

11. Why I don't smell or taste salt while using the inhaler?

Because SaltMed produces extremely small saline aerosols that cannot be detected by you through taste or smell.

12. Can I use SaltMed if my nose is blocked?

SaltMed exerts it`s favorable effects in the case of mouth breathing as well, relieving the symptoms as blocked nose and leading to easier breathing.

13. What kind of salt does the SaltMed inhaler contain?

SaltMed contains microparticles of salt obtained from natural mine salt through an advanced technology din sare naturala de mina.

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