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When Should I Use My Inhaler?

If you have asthma, you probably keep at least one inhaler with you at all times. These portable gizmos let you breathe in bursts of medication. A control inhaler is used on a regular basis to prevent the inflammation that blocks your airways. A rescue inhaler can deliver treatments for the sudden onset of symptoms like: Shortness of breath Wheezing Tightness in the chest Coughing

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Allergy and Asthma Network/Mothers of Asthmatics America, Inc. (AAN/MA)
8201 Greensboro Drive, Suite 300
McLean, VA  22102
(800) 878-4403
www.aanma.org

American Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology (AAAAI)
555 East Wells Street
Suite 1100
Milwaukee, WI, 53202-3823
(414) 272-6071
www.aaaai.org

American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC)
9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100
Irving, TX, 75063-4706
(972) 243-2272
www.aarc.org
E-mail: info@aarc.org

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA)
8201 Corporate Drive
Suite 1000
Landover, MD 20785
1-800-7-ASTHMA (727-8462)
E-mail: info@aafa.org
www.aafa.org

American College of Chest Physicians
3300 Dundee Rd.
Northbrook, IL 60062-2348
(847) 498-1400 or 1-800-343-2227
www.chestnet.org

American Lung Association
1301 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Suite 800
Washington, DC 20004
(202) 785-3355
E-mail: info@lung.org
www.lung.org

The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network
11781 Lee Jackson Hwy., Suite 160
Fairfax, VA 22033-3309
(800) 929-4040
www.foodallergy.org

 


 

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Reviewed by Melinda Ratini, DO, MS on July 10, 2012

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