BiPAP w/humidifier and oxygen concentrator

About BiPAP w/humidifier and oxygen concentrator (Equipment)

NIPPV, also known as Bilevel Positive Airway Pressure (Bi-Pap) is an electronic breathing device used in the treatment of sleep apnoea, lung disease, and to treat respiratory weakness in ALS. Use of the device overnight improves quality of sleep, daytime sleepiness, and may improve thinking ability. Read more

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BobRolloff's BiPAP w/humidifier and oxygen concentrator History (Stopped)
BiPAP w/humidifier and oxygen concentrator (non-invasive ventilator)
8 hr Daily May 01 - 01, 2009
8 hr Daily May 01, 2009 - Oct 15, 2015
Stopped Other (not needed) Oct 2015

BobRolloff's BiPAP w/humidifier and oxygen concentrator is for…

  • Emphysema
  • Sleep apnea

BobRolloff's side effects of BiPAP w/humidifier and oxygen concentrator…

  • Sleep problems Oct 15, 2009

Evaluations


Oct 15, 2009

Dosage
8 hr Daily
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for emphysema)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for sleep apnea)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sleep problems)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Cost
< $25 monthly