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Home > Patient & Family Resources > Health Library > Asthma Action Plan: Green Zone
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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Current as of: June 9, 2019
Author: Healthwise StaffMedical Review: John Pope MD - PediatricsAdam Husney MD - Family MedicineLora J. Stewart MD - Allergy and Immunology
Current as of:
June 9, 2019
Medical Review:John Pope MD - Pediatrics & Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & Lora J. Stewart MD - Allergy and Immunology
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