What is CPAP Nasal Mask?

Category: Equipment

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The CPAP nasal mask is a triangular mask fitting over the nose to provide continuous positive airway pressure. The mask has a silicon cushion that helps make the fit more comfortable. It is also available as a nasal pillow system that provides airflow directly into the nasal nostrils.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Sleep apnea disorder 11 4
Obstructive sleep apnea 5 1
Difficulty falling asleep 1 1
Difficulty sleeping through night 1 1
Increased need for sleep 1 1

Show all 10 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 2
Mild 1
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with CPAP Nasal Mask

Side effect Patients
Dry mouth 1
Pain in the bridge of the nose 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using CPAP Nasal Mask

Dosage Patients
5 hr daily 2
7 hr daily 2
8 hr daily 2
4 hr daily 1
6 hr daily 1
12 hr daily 1

Why patients stopped taking CPAP Nasal Mask

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
Side effects too severe 1
See 1 patient who's stopped using CPAP Nasal Mask

Duration

Currently using CPAP Nasal Mask

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 3
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 3
5 - 10 years 2
10 years or more 1

Stopped using CPAP Nasal Mask

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 2
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 3
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for CPAP Nasal Mask.