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Asthma Action Plan: Green Zone

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Topic Overview

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.


Credits for Asthma Action Plan: Green Zone

Current as of: July 6, 2021

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: John Pope MD - Pediatrics
Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
Lora J. Stewart MD - Allergy and Immunology


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