Managing your asthma properly can help you lead a normal, active life. Safe and effective preventer and reliever medications for asthma can improve your health and are available for adults and children, but will only work if taken as prescribed.
This measure shows the percentage of patients that went to the pharmacy and filled their medication prescription for 50% of their treatment period. This measure lets us know the patient has the medication, but does not indicate whether or not the patient is appropriately taking the medication. A higher number is better.
Why it is important
To help you control your asthma, you need to take the right medicine at the right times.
What you and your doctor should do
Talk about making an asthma action plan and the best medicines to treat your asthma.