Allergic Asthma Acute Moderate Attack
Treatment for a moderate asthma attack includes:
- Monitor the peak expiratory flow rate (PEFR).
- Follow your treatment plan.
- Short-acting inhaler, such as albuterol:
- 2 puffs, every 20 minutes
- Continue inhaler use every 20 minutes for 1 hour
- If symptoms improve, continue the short-acting inhaler every 4 hours, for 24 to 48 hours.
- If symptoms do not improve within 2 hours, call your doctor.
- Consider taking an oral corticosteroid, such as prednisone or Medrol, according to your treatment plan.
- Continue additional medications as directed.
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