Asthmatic conditions in children can be a worrying and terrifying condition which makes the parents overwhelmed with choosing the right medications. A inhaler and nebulizer are the two different devices, which helps control asthma attacks.

What’s the difference between a nebulizer and an inhaler?

A nebulizer is an electronic or battery empowered device that administers the asthma medicine in liquid form. The liquid medicine is converted into a mist, which is inhaled with the mouth piece or a face mask attached to the nebulizer. The shape and size of the nebulizer  varies from all sizes.

An inhaler is a portable device and is available in two different types, dry powder inhalers and metered dose inhalers.

Nebulizers can be an ideal device for treating asthma for infants however,it is always best to take your pediatricians advice for your child’s asthmatic condition.

If you believe you infant or child has asthma talk to you local pediatrician as soon as possible because this can be a fatal problem.