Helping Bermuda Breathe!
Quick reliever inhalers are taken to
relieve asthma symptoms
(cough, wheeze & tight chest).
They quickly relax the muscles surrounding the narrowed airways (within 5-10 minutes),
making it easier to breath again.
If you need your reliever inhaler more than twice a week, talk to your doctor - you
may need a controller inhaler.
This is because reliever inhalers do
not reduce the swelling in your airways.
ASTHMA TREATMENTS (medications)
Asthma treatments are safe and effective.
There are two main kinds of asthma treatments:
Controllers/Preventers & Relievers/Rescue
Controller inhalers stop your
airways from being so sensitive.
They may take 7 to 10 days to be effective.
The protective effect builds up over
It is important that you take
your controller every day to
keep your asthma away!