Breathing Assistance

West Georgia’s top choice for Assisted Breathing equipment

Need Assisted Breathing Equipment? We Have Nebulizers, CPAP Supplies, and So Much More!

Breathing Assistance Overview

A breathing machine is a piece of medical equipment that facilitates breathing when there are low oxygen levels within the blood stream. An Assisted Breathing machine aids the body to overcome the inability to breath normally, such as during respiratory failure or when someone has sleep apnea. Many people suffer from conditions such as asthma, lung cancer and chronic obstructive lung disease. Assisted Breathing machines are able to help you carry on a more normal life by aiding you as needed. From oxygen concentrators to ventilators, the type of breathing machine used varies according to the problem.

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Various types of Assisted Breathing machines available at The Apothecary Shoppe Pharmacy are:

Asthma Medications

Asthma is a chronic lung disease that affects the airway. The airway becomes inflamed, narrow and swollen which produces extra mucus that makes it difficult to breathe. Asthma nebulizers help people who suffer from asthma by delivering liquid medication via a mist, which is inhaled into the lungs through this machine. Nebulizers are used in the home and are effective in delivering asthma medications to adults and children. Physicians write the prescription for the nebulizer machine, which usually is covered under insurance.

Sleep Apnea And CPAP Systems

Sleep apnea is a common sleep condition in which the upper airway becomes blocked repeatedly during sleep, reducing or completely stopping airflow. This can be caused by a short neck, or an anatomically blocked airway caused by an enlarged pharynx. People with sleep apnea receive a prescription for their air pressure setting (which is determined during a visit to a sleep study lab) as well as a prescription for the specialized machine called a CPAP machine, and equipment used to deliver it. A CPAP machine draws air from the room, gently pressurizes it, then delivers it at a setting specific to your needs.

Our pharmacy team is here to help you stay healthy! Breathe easy at home with affordable, reliable Assisted Breathing equipment from The Apothecary Shoppe Pharmacy. Our pharmacists are able to fill your prescription for your nebulizer or CPAP as well as the various CPAP Supplies that go along with the machines!

The Apothecary Shoppe Pharmacy offers competitive pricing, a minimal wait time, easy transfers, specialty orders and since we are close to Tanner Medical and WellStar Hospital, doctors choose us as their preferred pharmacist! Serving over 300,000 patients in the Carrollton, Douglasville, Paulding and Haralson County area, The Apothecary Shoppe Pharmacy is ready to meet your healthcare needs and keep you healthy!

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