What is ResMed VPAP III ST-A?

Category: Equipment


Generic name: Non-invasive Ventilator

The ResMed VPAP™ III ST-A offers flexibility for bilevel ventilatory therapy. It combines the features of the VPAP III Series with clinician and patient alarms, adjustable trigger and cycle thresholds.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 4 2
Fatigue 2 1
Breathing difficulty 1 1
Central sleep apnea 1 1
Decreased diaphragm strength 1 1
Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence) 1 0

Show all 8 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 1
Mild 1
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with ResMed VPAP III ST-A

Side effect Patients
Dry mouth at night 1
Uncomfortable 1


Based on patients currently using ResMed VPAP III ST-A

Dosage Patients
4 hr daily 1
6 hr daily 1

Why patients stopped taking ResMed VPAP III ST-A

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 2
See all 2 patients who've stopped using ResMed VPAP III ST-A


Currently using ResMed VPAP III ST-A

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 2

Stopped using ResMed VPAP III ST-A

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for ResMed VPAP III ST-A.