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Setting Auto Program Remstar C Flex
#1
Hi,

I've been trying to lower my AHI and have started using the auto program for my machine. I started 5 days ago with 14 has my high and 5 as my lower setting. My original set number was 9. I have noticed a great improvement in my AHI over the last 5 days. Was wondering if any other users of my machine has any advice or has tried the trial? I'm thinking of raising the high limit to 17. Thanks Thinking-about
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#2
What do your Sleepyhead reports look like? Where does the machine "settle in" at with pressure? If it's always running at the "max" of 14, then you might try raising it a little bit to see what happens. But not all the way to 20 all at once. ...and before you do anything, we really need to know a little more: What is your AHI? What is your leak numbers? With all these things we can help you in a decision process.
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CPAP Statistics as of Monday, April 14, 2014
69 days of CPAP Data, between 1/30/2014 and 4/14/2014
Details Most Recent Last 7 Days Last 30 Days Last 6 months Last Year
AHI 5.07 30.52 19.88 21.83 21.83
RERA Index 1.90 1.59 2.44 2.07 2.07
Flow Limit Index 2.54 1.49 0.39 0.17 0.17
Hours per Night 04:43 06:02 05:57 06:14 06:14
Average Pressure 5.00 6.57 8.37 8.73 8.73
95% Pressure 14.00 14.00 13.10 11.40 11.40
Average Total Leaks 31.18 28.81 26.49 26.02 26.02
95% Total Leaks 34.00 35.00 33.00 31.00 31.00

Changes to Prescription Settings
First Last Days AHI FL Machine Mode Pr. Rel. Min Pres. Max Pres.
4/10/2014 4/14/2014 5 8.59 2.46 PRS1 Auto A-Flex x2 5.00 14.00
1/30/2014 4/9/2014 64 22.80 0.00 PRS1 CPAP C-Flex+ x2 9.00
The above has a threshold which excludes day counts less than 5 from the best/worst highlighting

Machine Information
Brand Model Serial First Use Last Use
Philips Respironics System One RemStar Pro with C-Flex+ (460P) P105577560F8F 1/30/2014 4/14/2014
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#4
Hi Ripandsnort,
You might post some of your reports so people can help you better.
Edit: Looks like we were posting at the same time.
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trish6hundred
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#5
I ran the Auto-Trial on my machine for 5 days and it came up that my 90% pressure was 15 cmH2O.

Seeing the actual graphs of the pressure would allow us to better see if you were bumping the upper pressure for a good bit of the night. Your average pressure doesn't look like it, but it's hard to tell from just the numbers.

How many days do you have the Auto-Trial set for?
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