Hello Guest, Welcome to Apnea Board !
As a guest, you are limited to certain areas of the board and there are some features you can't use.
To post a message, you must create a free account using a valid email address.

or Create an Account


New Posts   Today's Posts

[Equipment] Is it possible for a foreigner to buy a CPAP machine using the prescription from
#11
RE: Is it possible for a foreigner to buy a CPAP machine using the prescription from
(11-09-2019, 04:54 PM)bonjour Wrote:
(11-09-2019, 04:45 PM)DaveL Wrote:
(08-09-2019, 12:46 PM)captainsteubing Wrote: Just to provide some additional information to what the rest of the folks have said in this thread. I'm in a similar position to you in that I live outside of the US, and just had experience in placing an order with [/url][url=http://www.apneaboard.com/forums/Thread-CPAP-Supplier-List]Supplier #33. My prescription was not necessary since it was shipped outside of the US. There are other options that the supplier provides that make it possible to have your order shipped to an address in the US once they can verify that it will be taken abroad. I'll take advantage of this alternate option for my next visit to the US.

Thanks very helpful.

I had a close call travelling in the US. I've been concerned ever since. In fact I haven't visited the US in years because of that experience. My cpap was fine because I was using a surge suppressor. The tv plugged into the same receptacle died. I asked a major vendor if I could replace my cpap if it failed, and they insisted on a US prescription.
My new sleep doc in Oakville Ontario wants to sell me a machine. He'll only sell me a cpap, and I want something that will autotitrate...

Ask your doc if he will sell you a ResMed AirSense 10 AutoSet for Her.  
http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/pro/progr...manual.pdf

Note that IAW this official Ontario government document that the AutoSet for her is in "fact" a CPAP  Dielaughing

Thanks so much.  That's a hoot--ResMed for her!


My humidifier reservoir is leaking; I have the basic one...I bought cheap.  About 6 weeks ago I pulled my cpap off the nightstand.  Several days ago I was travelling and ran my humidifier all night without filling it. Ran it all night... Now it leaks.  Decision time.
DaveL
Compliant for 30+ years

Information on Apnea Board Forums or on apneaboard.com should not be considered as medical advice. Seek the advice of a physician before seeking treatment for medical conditions including sleep apnea. Information posted on the apnea board web site and forums are personal opinion only and not necessarily a statement of fact.  Sleep-well

Post Reply Post Reply



Donate to Apnea Board  
#12
RE: Is it possible for a foreigner to buy a CPAP machine using the prescription from
Dave,

A new tank is fairly cheap for your S9 $20 from Supplier #1 then you have a spare machine when you get your new one
Post Reply Post Reply
#13
RE: Is it possible for a foreigner to buy a CPAP machine using the prescription from
(11-11-2019, 04:35 AM)jaswilliams Wrote: Dave,

A new tank is fairly cheap for your S9  $20 from Supplier #1 then you have a spare machine when you get your new one

Excellent advice.
I was off last week; I thought at first that I had over-filled my reservoir and spilled it when I put it in the humidifier.
Last night I checked; there are 2 pin holes in the base of the reservoir. This is the first time that I have bought the cheaper humidifier chamber. I won't do that again.

I like the idea of having a spare machine....
DaveL
Compliant for 30+ years

Information on Apnea Board Forums or on apneaboard.com should not be considered as medical advice. Seek the advice of a physician before seeking treatment for medical conditions including sleep apnea. Information posted on the apnea board web site and forums are personal opinion only and not necessarily a statement of fact.  Sleep-well

Post Reply Post Reply


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  How does a CPAP machine identify CA events ? daviddm 22 498 11-10-2019, 01:38 AM
Last Post: daviddm
Exclaimation CPAP Machine Choices - read this before you accept a new machine SuperSleeper 140 127,022 10-31-2019, 09:38 AM
Last Post: RayBee
  leak warning by cpap machine? christian4870 8 354 10-26-2019, 07:46 AM
Last Post: Sleepster
  Best portable Auto CPAP machine? stevewerth 12 1,209 08-19-2019, 10:27 PM
Last Post: stevewerth
  [Equipment] Is there an Auto CPAP machine that does NOT light up at all? willo 24 1,373 08-12-2019, 12:59 AM
Last Post: Hydrangea
  new CPAP machine buggy285 12 538 08-10-2019, 05:08 AM
Last Post: bonjour
  Time for a new CPAP machine? Bubba45 4 392 07-15-2019, 05:08 PM
Last Post: Sleepster


New Posts   Today's Posts






About Apnea Board

Apnea Board is an educational web site designed to empower Sleep Apnea patients.