Philips Respironics InnoSpire Essence Compressor Nebulizer Review

The Philips Respironics InnoSpire Essence Compressor Nebulizer offers an affordable approach for managing your aerosol medications.  It is lightweight, economical, and compact. It also is paired with SideStream technology, which ensures consistent delivery with every dose. Experience deeper penetration of misted medication into the lungs with shorter treatment times.

Philips Respironics Innospire Essence Nebulizer

Key Features of the Philips Respironics InnoSpire Essence Compressor Nebulizer

A compact design makes this compressor nebulizer ideal for use away from home as well as managing treatments at home. Key features include:

  • Simple, easy-to-use operation
  • Short 5-7 minute treatment times
  • Reliable SideStream technology
  • 5 year warranty
  • FAA approved for air travel
  • Active Venturi System

Benefits of the Philips Respironics InnoSpire Essence Compressor Nebulizer

The InnoSpire is highly compatible with nebulizers that feature an active Venturi System. That means the additional airflow combines with the air supplied by the compressor to provide faster drug delivery.

The InnoSpire also helps users by:

  • Offering a small, lightweight design that stores and packs easily
  • Providing a more affordable option compared to other high quality compressor nebulizers
  • Easy, hassle-free maintenance with fewer parts
  • Handset docking station offers easy therapy treatments

What Is Unique About Philips Respironics InnoSpire Essence Compressor Nebulizer?

SideStream Technology

This device compressor pairs with SideStream nebulizer technology to deliver fast, efficient medicine delivery to users. SideStream nebulizers use active venting in combination with the compressed air from the Essence’s base to ensure medicine gets deeper into the lungs. With this improved medicine delivery system, treatment times are reduced to between 5 and 7 minutes.

Venturi System

The Venturi System of the Philips home nebulizer Improves the drug delivery time which results in faster treatment times as compared to conventional nebulizers.

Easy Maintenance

This home nebulizer uses fewer parts making it easy to clean and maintain. SideStream nebulizers are available in reusable and disposable models. The reusable models should be replaced approximately every 6 months, with regular cleaning and maintenance. Disposable SideStream nebulizers should be replaced every 2 weeks.

Compact Design

With its small, lightweight frame it is suitable for use at home as well as traveling with you and is small enough to store easily.

How The Philips Respironics InnoSpire Essence Compares to Its Competitor

NebulizerPhilips InnoSpire Essence Compressor NebulizerDrive Power Neb Ultra Compressor Nebulizer
Treatment Time5-7 minutes5-15 minutes
Weight3.3 lbs3.2 lbs
Liter Flow8.5 liters per minute (LPM)8 LPM

Philips Respironics InnoSpire Essence Compressor Nebulizer – Maintenance

After each use:

  • Make sure the tubing isn’t connected to a power source
  • Remove the top from the medicine cup by unscrewing it
  • Clean the nebulizer by rinsing it out thoroughly and then refill with clean water
  • Screw the top of the medicine cup back on and connect the compressor with the tubing
  • Run the device again for a few seconds to flush out any residual medicine
  • Then take the nebulizer apart and store until the next use

Philips Respironics InnoSpire Essence Compressor Nebulizer - Warranty 

When you purchase this home nebulizer you receive the protection of a five-year warranty.  The Philips Innospire Essence is covered for product defects or if you simply do not find the nebulizer effective for treatment.

Where Can I Buy the Philips Respironics InnoSpire Essence Compressor Nebulizer?

You can purchase the InnoSpire Essence at The Oxygen Concentrator Supplies Shop. Shop with us online to make your purchase quickly and easily. Our knowledgeable staff can answer all your questions about the InnoSpire Essence and help ensure you receive your nebulizer in a timely manner. Give us a call at 888-941-1688.

Chris Vasta

Chris Vasta is the president of The CPAP Shop and an expert in sleep and respiratory therapy. He often provides insights on product design and functionality on various manufacturers’ prototypes and is frequently tapped to provide reviews on new releases.