Some common symptoms of asthma include:1
You are more likely to have asthma symptoms at night or in the early morning.1
Not everyone with asthma has the same symptoms:
In fact, asthma symptoms are so different that some people who have asthma don't even know it. Talk with your healthcare provider if you have any asthma symptoms. Your healthcare provider may prescribe medicine for you. ProAir® HFA is a quick-relief medicine for asthma symptoms.
And it comes with a built-in dose counter that lets you know how many doses you have left and when to replace your inhaler.2 The counter numbers turn red letting you know when to refill your prescription.
Wheezing is a high-pitched whistling sound when you breathe. It is a common symptom of asthma, especially in children who have asthma.1 But keep in mind two things:
Having a cough can be a sign you may have asthma. A lot of people with asthma have a cough that won't go away. That's called a chronic cough. About a quarter of the people who have a chronic cough have asthma.5,6
Only your healthcare provider can properly diagnose asthma. He or she may prescribe medicine that you inhale. But not all inhalers are the same. Click to see how the ProAir® HFA quick-relief inhaler is different.
You may also want to ask your healthcare provider about asthma if you have frequent:
Bronchitis and asthma often have similar symptoms.8 Between a third and two-thirds of people who have been diagnosed with bronchitis may actually have asthma.7
Remember, only a healthcare provider can diagnose asthma. The asthma symptoms checklist can help you talk about your symptoms with your healthcare provider.
ProAir® HFA (albuterol sulfate) Inhalation Aerosol is indicated in patients 4 years of age and older for the treatment or prevention of bronchospasm with reversible obstructive airway disease and for the prevention of exercise-induced bronchospasm.
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