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An asthma action plan is based on zones defined by your symptoms, your peak flow, or both. It tells you what to do if you have a sudden increase in your asthma symptoms (asthma attack).
You are in the red zone of your asthma action plan if you have severe asthma symptoms. Symptoms include:
Treatment for asthma attacks in the red zone includes:
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Current as ofSeptember 5, 2018
Author: Healthwise StaffMedical Review: John Pope, MD, MPH - PediatricsAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineLora J. Stewart, MD - Allergy and Immunology, Pediatrics
Current as of:
September 5, 2018
Medical Review:John Pope, MD, MPH - Pediatrics & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Lora J. Stewart, MD - Allergy and Immunology, Pediatrics
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