Could you have Severe Asthma?
If you have been diagnosed with asthma AND you have any of the following while taking a high dose, inhaled combination preventer:
- Ongoing poor symptom control or frequent symptoms (e.g. more than 2 days a week)
- Frequent asthma flare-ups (2 or more courses of oral corticosteroids in the last 12 months)
- Any admission to hospital for asthma
See your doctor for an asthma review and ask about a referral to a respiratory specialist to investigate ways of improving your asthma.
Call the 1800 ASTHMA Helpline (1800 278 462).
You can also visit the Severe Asthma Toolkit website for more information on management and medications.
Download the Severe Asthma Checklist (PDF 1.7MB)
Download the Severe Asthma Infographic (PDF 1.2MB)
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