Will Provent Therapy work for me?
Provent Therapy does not work for everyone. In recent clinical studies, 72% of obstructive sleep apnea sufferers were successfully treated by Provent Therapy. Contact your physician to see if Provent is right for you.
Do I need a prescription for Provent Therapy?
Yes, Provent Therapy is a prescription-only product. Click here for a prescription that you can print and bring to your doctor.
Can I use this device with my CPAP?
Provent Therapy cannot be used together with a CPAP machine, but some users find that it’s more convenient to use Provent while traveling and CPAP while at home.
Can I travel with Provent Therapy?
Because of its small, simple design, traveling is easy with Provent Therapy. Each night’s set is individually pouched. There is no need for electricity or equipment, and the device is discarded after single-use.
Can Provent Therapy replace my CPAP machine?
If you are not using your CPAP machine every night, then ask your physician about non-CPAP alternatives including Provent Therapy. Only you and your physician can decide what therapy is best for you.
How is Provent Therapy different from CPAP therapy?
- Constant Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) increases the pressure on both inhalation and exhalation; Provent Therapy increases the pressure on exhalation only.
- CPAP increases the pressure in the airway using forced air; Provent Therapy uses the patient’s own breathing to create pressure during exhalation.
Why is it important to treat obstructive sleep apnea?
There is no cure for obstructive sleep apnea. Untreated OSA has a number of potential serious side effects. These include excessive daytime sleepiness, increased risk of high blood pressure, heart attack, stroke, diabetes, depression, increased risk or worsening of heart failure, and increased likelihood of driving or work-related accidents.
Does Provent Therapy stop snoring?
Clinical studies have shown that 83% of patients experienced a snoring reduction with Provent Therapy. Among OSA patients that snore, Provent Therapy virtually eliminated snoring in 58% of patients.
Is Provent Therapy right for me?
Provent Therapy may not be appropriate for everyone. If you have been diagnosed with OSA and are considering Provent Therapy, you should speak to your physician to evaluate your individual medical needs.
Is Provent Therapy FDA-cleared?
Provent Therapy is cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of OSA.
How does Provent Therapy work?
The Provent Therapy device attaches over the nostrils. During inhalation, the valve opens, allowing the user to breathe in freely. When exhaling, the valve closes and air passing through the nose is directed through two small air channels. This increases the pressure in the airway and helps to keep it open.
What is EPAP?
Provent Therapy utilizes a proprietary MicroValve technology developed by Theravent, Inc. The device attaches over the nostrils with a hypoallergenic adhesive. During inhalation, the valve opens, allowing the user to breathe in freely. When exhaling, the valve closes and air passing through the nose is directed through two small air channels. This increases the pressure in the airway (called EPAP or expiratory positive airway pressure), maintains pressure and helps to keep the airway open until the start of the next inhalation.
What is Provent Therapy?
Provent Therapy is a simple, non-invasive treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). The Provent Nasal Device uses a valve design that attaches over the nostrils and is secured in place with hypoallergenic adhesive. The valve opens and closes, redirecting air through small holes to create resistance when breathing out. Because Provent Therapy is a small, single use, disposable device, it’s also discreet and very convenient.