ARE YOU USING YOUR BLUE RELIEVER INHALER 3 OR MORE TIMES A WEEK?

Take this short test to see if you are one of the many people who rely too much on their Blue Reliever Inhaler.1,2

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Asthma is due to chronic airway inflammation5.

Although the "Blue Reliever Inhaler" provides quick relief of symptoms which last for 3-6 hours6,using it 3 or more times a week for your asthma might mean you are relying on it too much.3

This could be a sign that your asthma is poorly controlled, putting you at increased risk of an asthma attack.3

Also, relying too much on SABA monotherapy will worsen your asthma inflammation7.

Take this short test to see if you are one of the many people who rely too much on their Blue Reliever Inhaler.1,2

You can discuss your results with your treatment provider to see if there’s another treatment approach for you.

BEWARE THE TALE OF TIFFANY TAYLOR

Here lies a video of Tiffany Taylor, a lady too reliant on her reliever inhaler, WATCH and it’ll help you reconsider your blue, SHARE and it might help others, too.

 

YOUR VIEWS ABOUT YOUR BLUE RELIEVER INHALER

Take this short test to see if you are one of the many people who rely too much on their Blue Reliever Inhaler.1,2

 

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This is not medical advice. DO NOT stop or change your asthma medication without consulting your health care professional.

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This is not medical advice. DO NOT stop or change your asthma medication without consulting your healthcare professional.

REFERENCES

1. NPJ Prim Care Respir Med. 2014;24:14009.
2. BMC Pulm Med. 2006;6:13.
3. Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA). Available at: https://ginasthma.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/GINA-2019-main-Pocket-Guide-wms.pdf (last accessed December 2019).
4. Psychology & Health. 1999;14(1):1–24.
5. Asthma: Definition. Chronic Respiratory Diseases. World Health Organization. Available at: https://www.who.int/respiratory/asthma/definition/en/.
6. Billington CK, Penn RB and Hall IP. Handb Exp Pharmacol. 2017 ; 237: 23–40. doi:10.1007/164_2016_64.
7. Edwards MR, et al. J Biol Chem. 2007;282:15366-15375;