Rossmax Nebulizer – NA100
REMEMBER: Always unplug the compressor and make sure the power-switch is turned to the “OFF” position before cleaning, assembling and before or after each use.
- Assembling your nebuliser kit:
- Place the compressor on a flat, stable surface within reach.
- Gently twist and pull straight up on the lid of the nebuliser kit to separate into two parts (medication cup and cover).
- Make sure that the nozzle is properly installed on the upper cover. The stem inside the medication cup inserts into the tube of the nozzle.
- Add the prescribed amount of medication to the medication cup.
- Reassemble the nebuliser kit by carefully twisting the medication cup and cover together. Make sure that the two parts fit securely.
- Operating your nebuliser
The nebuliser kit is operable at up to a 45° angle. If the angle is greater than 45°, no aerosol will be generated.
- Attach one end of the air tube connector to the air output.
- Carefully attach the opposite end of the air tubing connector to the stem at the base of the nebuliser kit.
- Attach the angled mouthpiece or mask to the top of the nebuliser kit.
- The capacity of the medication cup is 2~5 ml.
NOTE: A 30-minute interval is recommended after each use. The compressor will automatically shut off if it becomes overheated. If / when this happens, immediately:
- Press the power-switch to the “OFF” position.
- Unplug the power cord from the outlet.
- Allow the motor to cool for 30 minutes.
Before restarting the unit, make sure that the air vents are not obstructed.
- After every use:
- Unplug the unit from the power source.
- Allow the unit to completely cool.
- Carefully detach the air tubing from the nebuliser and pour out any remaining medication.
- Follow the cleaning procedures provided in this guidebook.
- Changing the air filter:
It is important to change the air filter approximately when the air filter turns grey. It is recommended to change air filter every 2 months.
- Remove the air filter cover by gently pulling forward.
- Discard the gray filter.
- Replace with a new, clean air filter.
- Securely re-attach the air filter cover to the unit.
NOTE: Air filters cannot be cleaned or washed. Only NA100 air filters can be used. Do not substitute alternate material such as cotton. Do not operate without an air filter.
Rinsing technique (performed after each treatment or before first use).
- Make sure that the power-switch has been turned to the “OFF” position and the unit has been disconnected from the power source.
- Disconnect the air tube from the nebuliser device.
- Gently twist and pull up the cover of the nebuliser kit to open and separate.
- Rinse the nebuliser kit and components with hot tap water.
- Dry with clean towels or completely air dry.
- Reassemble the nebuliser kit.
NOTE: For the first time cleaning or after the unit has been stored for an extended period of time, thoroughly clean all components, except the air tube. The nebuliser kit is dishwasher safe.
Cleaning the compressor:
- Wipe the compressor daily using a soft cloth.
NOTE: Any other form of cleaning or cleaning agents may damage the finish of the unit.
- Check air filter, nebuliser, mouthpiece and any other optional component before each use. Dirty or worn parts should be replaced.
- Do not immerse the unit in water. It may damage the unit.
- Disconnect the unit from the electrical outlet before cleaning.
- Clean all necessary parts after each use as instructed in this guidebook.
- Always dispose of any remaining medication in the medication cup after each use. Use fresh medication each time you use the device.
- Do not store the air tube with moisture or medication remaining in the air tube. This could result in infection as a result of bacteria.
Please use general safety precautions when operating your nebuliser. This unit should be used only for its intended purpose as described in this guidebook and with medications only under the supervision and instruction of your physician. Do not use the device in anaesthetic or ventilator breathing circuits.
READ THE FOLLOWING BEFORE USING
- To avoid electrical shock: keep unit away from water.
- Do not handle the unit of power cord with wet hands.
- Do not immerse the unit in liquid.
- Do not use while bathing.
- Do not reach for a unit that has fallen into water immediately unplug the unit.
- Do not use the unit if it has any damaged parts (including plug), if it has been submersed in water or dropped. Promptly send the unit for examination and repair.
- The unit should not be used where flammable gas, oxygen or aerosol spray products are being used.
- Keep the air vents open. Do not place the unit on a soft surface where the openings can be blocked.
- If the medication cup is empty, do not attempt to operate the unit.
- If any abnormality occurs, discontinue to use until the unit has been examined and repaired.
- The unit should not be left unattended while plugged in.
- Do not tilt or shake the unit when in operation.
- Disconnect the unit from the electrical outlet before cleaning, filling and after each use.
- Do not use attachments unless recommended by the manufacturer.
- Do not disassemble or attempt to repair the unit.
- Do not use the device in anesthetic or ventilator breathing circuits.
- Do not use the tubing and/or AC adaptor/power cord for any other purpose than those specified, as they can cause risk of strangulation.
- Do not service or maintain device while in use.
- Close adult supervision is highly recommended when the unit is used by children or invalids.
- Keep your eyes away from the output of medication mist.
- The maximum capacity of the medication cup is 5 ml and should not be overfilled.
- Do not use this unit while operating a vehicle.
- If any discomfort or abnormality occurs, stop using the unit immediately.
- Do not use the device if the air tube is bent.
- Pentamidine is not an approved medication for use with this device.
- Do not store the unit in direct sunlight, high temperature or humidity.
- Keep the unit out of reach of small children.
- Always keep the unit unplugged while not in use.