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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:
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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