Updated 26 July 2019

WATCH: Ever wondered why a nebuliser and not an inhaler? Here are the differences

If you have a lung condition, you may be treated with medicine that you need to inhale – but why a nebuliser or a inhaler?

If you have a lung condition, such as asthma or COPD, your doctor may decide to treat you with medication which you breathe into your lungs. You will inhale it with either a nebuliser or an inhaler device. These devices have some important differences.

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