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Safe use of Nebulizer with Pacemaker

Patient: Last Wednesday I got a pacemaker and need to know if I can use my Nebulizer?

 

 

Symptoms: Wheezing

 

 

Doctor: Thank you for writing to us.Usually, the nebulizer contains drugs which can affect heart function. Since you have a pacemaker, I would not recommend you to take nebulization.Talk to your Doctor to confirm this. Hope this helps. All the best.

 


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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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