Tag Archives: Mannitol

Mannitol Challenge Test

For the mannitol challenge test: You will have resting Spirometry measured before starting the challenge. You will be asked to breathe in powder from an inhaler, and asked to hold your breath for 5 seconds before breathing out. The Spirometry test will be repeated after 1 minute. This is repeated with the amount of powder […]

Histamine/Methacholine/Mannitol Challenge Test – Why is this test done?

This test is done to show how your lungs respond to irritation and exercise at the same time. You are carefully monitored during the test by a physiologist. It will help your respiratory specialists to plan the most effective treatment for you. The challenge test involves breathing in an irritant that may cause the airways […]