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Asthma/where to buy air purifier concentrate


i have one of those air purifiers that look like a fishbowl and has a green plastic leaf "cover" on top. what it does is

you put in water and a few drops of the air purifying concentrate inside the fishbowl and while the motor will swirl

around the water it eliminates the scent from the concentrate and will kill the bacteria in the air. this has helped with

our allergies to cat dander and dust in the air.

now my question is...   ive run out of the air purifying concentrate.  i went back to the hypermart where i bought the

purifier/concentrates but they no longer carry the range.  does anyone know where i can buy these? its strange because i

used to randomly see it being sold almost everywhere. but now that i need it i cant seem to find it!


PS: what abou this air purifier...

   Not familiar with the product. Have you checked online to locate the manufacturer directly? On a product like this, you could probably buy directly from them without incurring a greater cost.
   I'm not familiar with the specific Honeywell unit, but HEPA filters are generally the way to addition to a vacuum that also had filtration. I only like vacuums with bags, since the bag less type are a mess to empty and clean. If you have pets (& carpeting), its recommended to vacuum 2-3 times a week to better reduce the dander load.
   Hope this helps.


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Marc Rubin, RPh Asthma Educator


I have worked directly with patients as well as caregivers for over 30 years. Have made presentations throughout Illinois educating school nurses as well as the teaching and coaching staff of public schools about asthma, and how they should respond to these students needs. Presented a public education program on asthma through the US Department of Public Health. Specialize in helping guide asthmatic patients to take control of their disease in order to live a near-normal, fully active life.


Practicing pharmacist for 40 years, specializing in asthma and COPD for 12 years. Developed nationwide education to nurses, teachers and athletic coaches regarding asthma and exercise induced bronchospasm. In addition, and closer to home. my daughter has asthma, and my son has exercise induced bronchospasm. In addition, I serve on the boards and committees of a number of asthma organizations: Sports, Exercise and Fitness Committee of AAAAI, Population Health Committee and Sports Medicine Committee of ACAAI, Sports Medicine Committee of the World Allergy Association. Board of Directors of the Chicago Asthma Consortium, Board of Directors of the Christopher D. Redding Youth Asthma Foundation, as well as the advisory board of a medical education company, Emmi Solutions. Directly involved in the creation of public education programs for asthma, COPD and diabetes.

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology / Sports Medicine Committee, American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology / Population Health Committee and Sports Medicine, American College of Chest Physicians, American Thoracic Society. World Allergy Association, Chicago Asthma Consortium / Professional Development Committee, Christopher D. Redding Youth Asthma Foundation, and Respiratory Health Association of Metropolitan Chicago: Development Committee for AE-C prep class, and presenter.

AAAAI PowerPoint on the new guidelines for EIB (Exercise Induced Bronchospasm), AAAAI Powerpoint on Asthma in School Setting for Teachers and Coaches, Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology: Transition guide for teens with food allergies or asthma going out of the home to live independantly.

BScPharm, RPh, (NAECB Certified asthma educator in 2002), NIPCO Certified Respiratory Care Pharmacist

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Emmi Solutions, Chicago Next Level Health, Chicago

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