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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.
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ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD, MPH - PediatricsAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerLora J. Stewart, MD - Allergy and Immunology, Pediatrics
Current as ofDecember 6, 2017
Current as of:
December 6, 2017
John Pope, MD, MPH - Pediatrics & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Lora J. Stewart, MD - Allergy and Immunology, Pediatrics
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