You can help your bed partner succeed.

If your bed partner has sleep apnea, you’ve witnessed them snoring or even gasping for air. It can be difficult to see your partner struggling through the night. It may be even more difficult to consider the long-term health risks of untreated OSA which can include high blood pressure, heart disease, depression and diabetes. Fortunately, OSA can be treated. If your sleep partner suffers from this chronic condition, there are ways you can help him or her get back on the road to better health.

Help yourself and your sleep partner by encouraging them to try Provent Sleep Apnea Therapy today. You can be an important part of your partner’s success by:

  • Sharing the information on this website with your sleep partner
  • Encouraging your sleep partner to talk to their doctor about Provent Sleep Apnea Therapy. On this page, you can find useful tools to discuss Provent with a physician.
  • Asking your partner to try Provent Sleep Apnea Therapy
  • Encouraging your partner to stick with Provent Therapy, even if it takes several days to get used to it
  • Reading the instructions together so you have the same expectations

We’ve found that having a supportive sleep partner increases the chance for patient success. Please encourage your partner to take the first step in treating their OSA.

Here are some tools to help you address Provent Therapy with your physician.

Provent requires a prescription written specifically for “Provent” or “Provent Therapy”. Submit the prescription to us via email to, by fax to 703-378-4362, or uploaded through the form below. Provent cannot be purchased using a prescription written for a CPAP or BiPAP machine. If you are wondering how to address Provent Therapy with your physician, see the tools we’ve provided in the box below.

Key Publications.

Nasal Expiratory Positive Airway Pressure Devices (Provent) for OSA: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

A Novel Nasal Expiratory Positive Airway Pressure (EPAP) Device for the Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Long term use of a nasal expiratory positive airway pressure (EPAP) device as a treatment for obstructive sleep apnea

Nasal expiratory positive airway pressure (EPAP) for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea: A review of clinical studies of Provent Therapy


See instructions for use for contraindications, warnings, precautions and adverse reactions. Based on clinical studies involving similar therapies, Provent Sleep Apnea Therapy is contraindicated for use in patients with the following conditions:

  • Severe breathing disorders including hypercapnic respiratory failure, respiratory muscle weakness, bullous lung disease (as seen in some types of emphysema), bypassed upper airway, pneumothorax, pneumomediastinum, etc.
  • Severe heart disease (including heart failure).
  • Pathologically low blood pressure.
  • An acute upper respiratory (including nasal, sinus or middle ear) inflammation or infection, or perforation of the ear drum.