General Product Questions

What is an oxygen tank?

An oxygen tank is a device used to store either compressed gas or liquid oxygen under high pressure, used in a variety of circumstances but commonly for medical use. Most oxygen tanks are tall, slender aluminum or steel cylinders featuring valves and...

How long does an oxygen prescription last?

A prescription is good for life when purchasing oxygen therapy supplies out of pocket. Once your prescription is on file with us, there will never be a need to supply another one. If you need assistance in obtaining your prescription, please contact ...

What are FAA rules for flying with portable oxygen concentrators?

The FAA issued a ruling that allows passengers to operate a portable oxygen concentrators on board an aircraft if the unit satisfies certain acceptance criteria and has a label indicating conformance with the FAA’s acceptance criteria. The rule also ...

Should I buy a concentrator from sites like Craigslist or eBay?

No. Purchasing an oxygen concentrators from websites like Craigslist or eBay provide no guarantees and, in some cases no warranties or product returns. Any individual can post an ad on these sites and, there is no way to guarantee that the seller is ...

What Is the difference between a pulse and continuous concentrator?

Pulse dose and continuous flow oxygen concentrators both deliver medical grade oxygen, but the way they deliver oxygen is different to meet the needs of different patients. Pulse dose concentrators provide oxygen in short bursts that are synchronized...

Do I need a prescription to use an oxygen concentrator?

Yes, a doctor's prescription is required to purchase and operate an oxygen concentrator that produces medical-grade oxygen. Medical-grade oxygen is a medication, and just like any other medication, your doctor must prescribe it with specific instructions...

How to operate an oxygen concentrator?

When you first receive your oxygen concentrator, it is important to take some time to learn about the various features and settings of your device. Your operator’s manual will provide you with a broad overview of your device. However, if you are looking...

What is a pulse oximeter?

There are only two ways to check the oxygen levels in your blood: an arterial blood gas and pulse oximetry. Before we discuss what a pulse oximeter is, let’s briefly cover how arterial blood gases relate to pulse oximetry. The gold standard for checking...

Can an oxygen concentrator run all day and night?

Home oxygen concentrators can run 24 hours per day. Portable units are sometimes not appropriate for sleep if they only deliver pulse flow oxygen. Check with one of our Oxygen Specialists regarding your oxygen needs before purchasing a unit for continual...

How high can your oxygen level go on an oxygen concentrator?

The highest flow oxygen concentrators output oxygen flow at 10 liters per minute. The Respironics Millennium M10, Invacare Platinum 10, and the AirSep Intensity 10 are three home oxygen concentrator machines that deliver this highest oxygen level. These...

What are the dimensions of the Inovalabs Activox?

Here are the dimensions in inches and metric form for the Inovalabs Activox portable oxygen concentrator: Inches: 9.05 inches Wide x 4.38 inches Deep x 7.9 inches High. Metric: 22.9 cm Wide x 11.1 cm Deep x 20 cm High. Learn more about the dimensions...

What is the AirSep Freestyle 5 electricity usage?

The AirSep Freestyle 5 portable oxygen concentrator is small and efficient and it uses an incredibly low 28 watts of power on setting 3. Learn more about AirSep Freestyle 5 specifications.

What are oxygen glasses? How do they work?

Oxygen glasses are a new discrete form of delivering oxygen therapy to patients. Designed like a standard cannula, the oxygen glasses connect your concentrator to you and deliver you oxygen through your nose. The tubing is hidden in the frames of the...

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