Asthma Action Plan

Green Zone

Peak Flow more than 360 (>80%)

Take this medicine EVERY DAY to CONTROL asthma: QVAR 40 – 1 puff via inhaler twice a day.

If there is a cough, wheeze, or chest tightness take Albuerol/Ventolin – 2 puffs via inhale as needed.

Yellow Zone

Peak Flow more than 230 (50%) to 360 (80%)

Take this medicine to temporarily relieve asthma: Albuerol/Ventolin – 2 puffs via inhaler 3x a day.

Increase long-term control medication for one week: 2 puff via inhaler twice a day.

Red Zone – Call Kaiser

Peak Flow less than 230 (<50%)

Take this medicine to temporarily relieve asthma: Albuerol/Ventolin – 2 puffs via inhaler every 2-3 hours.

Increase long-term control medication for one week: 3 puff via inhaler twice a day.

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