What do I do during an asthma attack?

The chances of having an asthma attack are low if one avoids the triggers and takes the

Controller medicine regularly. However, if one gets an asthma attack, the first thing to do is to be calm and relax, and then follow these steps:

  • Sit upright and loosen the clothes
  • Take the prescribed dosage of the Reliever inhaler without any delay
  • If there is no relief in 5 minutes after using the Reliever inhaler, take the other doses of the Reliever inhaler as prescribed by the doctor
  • If there is still no relief, one must call the doctor, visit the nearest hospital without delay or follow Asthma Astion plan as prescribed by the doctor.
  • Do not exceed the Reliever inhaler dose without consulting a doctor

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