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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 or your child has a sudden increase in asthma symptoms (asthma attack).
The green zone of the asthma action plan is where a person with asthma wants to be every day. When in the green zone:
If you or your child continues to stay in the green zone for several weeks, your doctor may reduce the amount of daily asthma medicine.
Current as of: March 25, 2014
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & Lora J. Stewart, MD - Allergy and Immunology
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