Your Asthma Action Plan

Create an asthma action plan with your health care provider. It may help you manage your asthma better. The plan should include information about:


  • Which medicines should I take?
  • When should I take my medicines?
  • How should I take my medicines?

How to avoid triggers:

  • What are my triggers?
  • How do I stay away from my triggers?

How to keep track of your symptoms:

  • Do I need a peak flow meter?
  • How can I tell if my symptoms are getting worse?

What to do in an emergency

What do I do when my symptoms get worse?

  • How do I know when I need to call my health care provider?
  • When do I need to go to the emergency room?

Who should be contacted?

  • Is my name on the asthma action plan?
  • Are the names and phone numbers listed for my family or friends who should be called in case of emergency?
  • Is my health care provider’s name and phone number listed?


Learn about the steps listed on your asthma action plan. This may help you know what to do if your asthma symptoms get worse.

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