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Charging Breelib

The base unit

Breelib is battery powered and has a rechargeable battery inside the base unit. It is important to make sure that you always have enough battery charge to take a full dose when you need to. For helpful information on how to manage the charge on Breelib but also how to look after the battery please watch the short video tutorials and view the information in this section.

For full instructions, please refer to the Breelib Inhalation System Instructions for Use booklet (IFU) which is supplied in your Breelib Starter Pack. 

How to charge Breelib

How to charge Breelib

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Charging Breelib

The base unit

Breelib is battery powered and has a rechargeable battery inside the base unit. It is important to make sure that you always have enough battery charge to take a full dose when you need to. For helpful information on how to manage the charge on Breelib but also how to look after the battery please watch the short video tutorials and view the information in this section.

For full instructions, please refer to the Breelib Inhalation System Instructions for Use booklet (IFU) which is supplied in your Breelib Starter Pack. 

How to charge Breelib

How to charge Breelib

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UK Breelib Support Centre 0800 0463 255

The Breelib Support Centre agents are available Monday to Thursday, 9am - 5pm, and Friday 9am - 4pm (except on Public Holidays in England). An out-of-hours voicemail service is available and all messages will be responded to on the next working day.

For healthcare advice or questions relating to treatment please contact your healthcare professional or treating centre.

Charging Breelib

If you do not use the charger provided in the Starter Pack, Breelib may not charge properly.

WHEN CHARGING BREELIB:

  • Only use the black charger supplied with Breelib
  • Make sure that the plug adapter is fully clipped in place
  • Make sure that the charging lead is fully pushed into the charging socket on the base unit
  • The charger plug is fully pushed into a wall socket which is turned ON

If the Breelib charger is misplaced or gets broken, use the Breelib charger from your RESERVE Breelib Starter Pack. Let the Breelib Support Centre know as soon as possible who will arrange a replacement.

The battery light when Breelib is charging

When Breelib is plugged in, the battery light (Power LED) lets you know when Breelib is charging, and when the battery is full. Please see table provided.

It is important to avoid charging Breelib for longer than is necessary. Overcharging can damage your battery and affect how long it lasts.

What is the battery light doing when Breelib is charging?

How long will the battery take to fully charge?
HOW LONG WILL THE BATTERY TAKE TO FULLY CHARGE?

What is the battery light doing when Breelib is charging?

How long will the battery take to fully charge?
THE BATTERY IS FULLY CHARGED, UNPLUG THE CHARGER

What is the battery light doing when Breelib is charging?

How long will the battery take to fully charge?
THE CHARGER HAS BEEN UNPLUGGED AND BREELIB IS OFF

WHAT IS THE BATTERY LIGHT DOING WHEN BREELIB IS CHARGING?

HOW LONG WILL THE BATTERY TAKE TO FULLY CHARGE?

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BLINKING GREEN

UP TO 4 HOURS DEPENDING ON HOW MUCH CHARGE IS ON THE BATTERY

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GREEN

THE BATTERY IS FULLY CHARGED, UNPLUG THE CHARGER

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OFF

THE CHARGER HAS BEEN UNPLUGGED AND BREELIB IS OFF

Base unit

You cannot use and charge Breelib at the same time

Breelib will not turn ON when it is charging. If you press the ON/OFF button when Breelib is plugged in the mouthpiece light will blink orange three times as the battery light continues to blink green. To turn Breelib ON unplug the charger then lightly pressing the ON/OFF button once.

You should not try to charge Breelib part-way through taking a dose. If you plug Breelib in to charge during use the mouthpiece light will turn orange for 5 seconds before Breelib turns itself OFF and the battery light starts to blink green. To finish taking your dose, unplug the charger and turn Breelib back ON by lightly pressing the ON/OFF button once.

Watch what happens when you try and turn Breelib ON when is charging

Watch what happens when you plug Breelib in to charge part-way through taking a dose

You cannot turn Breelib ON when it is charging

You cannot turn Breelib ON when it is charging

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Breelib is designed so it does not run out of battery when you are part-way through taking a dose. There should not be a need to plug Breelib in to charge before you finish taking a dose.

You cannot plug Breelib in to charge whilst taking a dose

You cannot plug Breelib in to charge whilst taking a dose

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The battery light when Breelib is turned ON

When Breelib has been filled and is turned ON to take a dose, the battery light will indicate how much charge is left on the battery.

WHAT IS THE COLOUR OF THE BATTERY LIGHT?

HOW MUCH LONGER WILL MY BATTERY LAST?
UP TO 1 WEEK

WHEN SHOULD I NEXT CHARGE THE BATTERY?
CHARGE WHEN THE BATTERY LIGHT TURNS ORANGE

WHAT IS THE COLOUR OF THE BATTERY LIGHT?

HOW MUCH LONGER WILL MY BATTERY LAST?
UP TO 1 DAY

WHEN SHOULD I NEXT CHARGE THE BATTERY?
CHARGE AFTER YOU FINISH TAKING YOUR NEXT DOSE

WHAT IS THE COLOUR OF THE BATTERY LIGHT?

HOW MUCH LONGER WILL MY BATTERY LAST?
THERE IS NOT ENOUGH CHARGE TO TAKE A DOSE

WHEN SHOULD I NEXT CHARGE THE BATTERY?
CHARGE IMMEDIATELY

WHAT IS THE COLOUR OF THE BATTERY LIGHT?

HOW MUCH LONGER WILL MY BATTERY LAST?

WHEN SHOULD I NEXT CHARGE THE BATTERY?

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GREEN

UP TO 1 WEEK

CHARGE WHEN THE BATTERY LIGHT TURNS ORANGE

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ORANGE

UP TO 1 DAY

CHARGE AFTER YOU FINISH TAKING YOUR NEXT DOSE

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BLINKING ORANGE

THERE IS NOT ENOUGH CHARGE TO TAKE A DOSE

CHARGE IMMEDIATELY

Things to remember when charging Breelib

  • Avoid charging Breelib for longer than is necessary, especially overnight
  • Use the black charger provided in your Breelib Starter Pack
  • Plug the charger into a wall socket
  • Make sure you have enough charge to take a dose when you need to
  • Perform a full charge when the battery light turns orange
  • You cannot turn Breelib ON if it is charging
  • Do not charge Breelib during use

For more information about charging Breelib, please see Breelib information sheet 1.